Just as relevant, he was also the son of the important Harlem political figure, basil Paterson.
The complaint is someone was rude to me, my salad was incomplete, they left the basil off my TBM.
ELLIOT: Tomatoes, basil, mozzarella, olive oil, sea salt—enough said.
And like David Paterson, another indulged child of another New York political powerhouse, basil Paterson.
In addition to Central Park, they have new raised bed gardens on the rooftop with basil, sage, thyme, tomatoes, and squash.
The magistrates, the officers of the Senator's court, are her creatures,—basil no less than the rest.
The Bishop is mad about it, and basil and all the picked men are flocking to him.
Taking off the corner of the basil when grinding, often answers the purpose.
basil will guide me back to Laurie, and we will cheer him with the hope of your coming.
I also was accorded an unsatisfactory interview with basil Wilberforce.
aromatic shrubby plant, early 15c., from Old French basile (15c., Modern French basilic), from Medieval Latin basilicum, from Greek basilikon (phyton) "royal (plant)," from basileus "king" (see Basil). So called, probably, because it was believed to have been used in making royal perfumes. In Latin, confused with basiliscus (see basilisk) because it was supposed to be an antidote to the basilisk's venom.
masc. proper name, from Latin Basilius, from Greek Basileios "kingly, royal," from basileus "king," of unknown origin, possibly from a language of Asia Minor (cf. Lydian battos "king").