Definition of Rarebit

1. Noun. Cheese melted with ale or beer served over toast.

Exact synonyms: Welsh Rabbit, Welsh Rarebit
Generic synonyms: Dish

Definition of Rarebit

1. n. A dainty morsel; a Welsh rabbit. See Welsh rabbit, under Rabbit.

Definition of Rarebit

1. Noun. Welsh rabbit ¹

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Definition of Rarebit

1. a cheese dish [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rarebit

rare-earth element
rare-earth screen
rare bird
rare earth
rare earth element
rare earth elements
rare earth magnet
rare earth metal
rare earth metals
rare earth mineral
rare earths
rare species
rare spring-sedge
rare spring-sedges
rarebit (current term)
raree show
raree shows

Literary usage of Rarebit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Home Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Receipts by Expert Cooks (1905)
"... rarebit—Plain Welsh rarebit—Welsh rarebit for Sunday Supper—Ramekins EGG AS A BEVERAGE Beat one egg very light, not separating the yolk and white. ..."

2. Mary Elizabeth's War Time Recipes, Containing ... Recipes for Wheatless by Mary Elizabeth (1918)
"Bake in the oven until brown, and serve with Welsh rarebit sauce made as follows: rarebit SAUCE 1 quart tomatoes % teaspoon soda ..."

3. The Peerless Cook Book by Mary Johnson Lincoln (1901)
"Put one tablespoon of butter in the chafing-pan, add / Welsh rarebit. ... Welsh rarebit. — Put into the blazer one tablespoon of butter, one-fourth teaspoon ..."

4. Louis' Salads & Chafing Dishes by Louis Muckensturm (1906)
"GOLDEN BUCK*3 LOUIS' SALADS Prepare the Welsh rarebit as before, pour it over three ... YORKSHIRE BUCK -S5S Prepare the rarebit the same way as Golden Buck, ..."

5. On the Chafing-dish: A Word for Sunday Night Teas by Harriet Page Bailey (1899)
"... Welsh rarebit No. 2. Stir the yolks of two eggs, well beaten, into a half cupful of milk. When smoothly mixed, put into the hot chafing-dish. ..."

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