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Definition of "shalot" []

  • Obsolete forms of shallot. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "shalot" in a sentence
  • "Chop a small onion or shalot fine, and boil it in a pint of milk for five minutes; then add about ten ounces of crumb of bread, a bit of butter, pepper and salt to season; stir the whole on the fire for ten minutes, and eat this bread sauce with roast fowl or turkey."
  • "When the potatoes are roasted, slightly squeeze each separately in a cloth, to make them mealy, then split them open; season them with a bit of butter, or dripping, a little bit of chopped shalot, pepper, and salt, and this will afford you a nice relish for supper."
  • "A little chopped shalot sprinkled over steaks, imparts an extra relish."