Your pa in his day ate three carloads of cardamon seeds and cloves and used listerine by the barrel.
Add one chive, one cardamon, two cloves, half a nutmeg and salt to taste.
Color the liquid yellow with a little turmeric; add salt, six cloves, two cardamon seeds, and twelve pepper berries.
The butter also is omitted at the last, but the almond, rose water, and cardamon seed are usually added.
I'm sure she had cardamon seeds in her shabby bag, and a carriage with a crest on it waiting for her just around the corner.
1550s, from French cardamome, from Latin cardamomum, from Greek kardamomon, from kardamon "cress" (of unknown origin) + amomon "spice plant." The word was in English from late 14c. in Latin form.