Wearied to death were we of potted meats, cabbage-soup, and half-boiled cod.
There were five times as many potatoes served to us as two men could possibly eat, and not one of them was half-boiled.
It is poured out of a small cup made with the leaf on which the half-boiled rice had been placed.
That's what we had at home, and the peas were half-boiled, and the ducks were scorched, and cooked without stuffing.
He pulls out a little more, and perceives that it is his wife, who is there already, half-boiled.
As I looked at it with a longing eye, the lid began to rise, and I beheld a half-boiled turkey stalk majestically forth.
I'm afraid that is all as "dry" as bran, and as sad as a half-boiled dumpling; but I want to make it quite plain.