Sunday, 11 March 2012



1. a frame of metal bars for holding fuel when burning, as in a fireplace, furnace, or stove.
2. a framework of parallel or crossed bars, used as a partition, guard, cover, or the like; grating.
3. a fireplace.
-verb (used with object)
4. to furnish with a grate or grates.

-verb (used without object)
1. to have an irritating or unpleasant effect.
2. to make a sound of, or as if of, rough scraping; rasp.
3. to sound harshly; jar.
4. to scrape or rub with rough or noisy friction, as one thing on or against another.
-verb (used with object)
5. to reduce to small particles by rubbing against a rough surface or a surface with many sharp-edged openings.
6. to rub together with a harsh, jarring sound.
7. to irritate or annoy.
8. Archaic . to wear down or away by rough friction.

Grated root celery
Rustic mustard
A dollop of mayonnaise
Lemon juice
A spoon of oil
My own version of “céléri rémoulade”.

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