Definition of 'sage'
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Example sentences containing 'sage'
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It all began with the sage plant. Times, Sunday Times (2008)More worrying is that he still seems content to honour sage old influences. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You take it as a joke then think probably it is sage advice. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Shred then chop the sage and pull the leaves off the thyme stalks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He advises eating them with toast and chilled champagne or on a fresh sage leaf. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Roughly chop the remaining rosemary and sage and set aside. The Sun (2012)Others do not always act on the sage advice handed down or bellowed out from above. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Pick and roughly chop the sage and oregano. The Sun (2014)The herbal undertones pick up on the bay leaf, thyme and sage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This wise sage lived a long time; he has tenure. Christianity Today (2000)Finely chop the sage, thyme and rosemary leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Stir sage, garlic and lemon zest into the soft onion. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Few bay leaves and sprigs of thyme, rosemary or sage. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We went away for ten days and when we got back it was full of delicious stuff like purple sage, common thyme and oregano. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Other plants, possibly sage, were probably used to clean the wound. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Gently poach, adding half a teaspoon of green peppercorns, three fresh sage leaves and a teaspoon of lemon zest. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I smudged the rooms using sage, an ancient way of releasing energy, and put salt across the doorways for protection. The Sun (2014)
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