Serve them on stewed red cabbage, or mashed potatoes put in a form, and browned with a salamander.
Put crumbs of bread over it, and brown it with a salamander.
A salamander is necessary to those who will have the top brown; but the kitchen shovel may be substituted for it.
They may either be served up in this state, or in scallops, or put on the dish in a form, and the top browned with a salamander.
In grade of organisation the reptile is really nearer to the bird than it is to the salamander.
"You ought to have been a salamander," she laughed, washing his back.
Thus the salamander, an Amphibian of the newt family, brings forth its young in adult condition without gills.
Tell him, salamander, that I will do so by going to see them.
Belay the starboard ram there, you salamander, and take a reef in the grating.
salamander was young; he did not yet know that it is possible to over-act.
mid-14c., "legendary lizard-like creature that can live in fire," from Old French salamandre "legendary fiery beast," also "cricket" (12c.), from Latin salamandra, from Greek salamandra, probably of eastern origin.
The application in zoology to a tailed amphibian (known natively as an eft or newt) is first recorded 1610s. Aristotle, and especially Pliny, are responsible for the fiction of an animal that thrives in and extinguishes fires. The eft lives in damp logs and secretes a milky substance when threatened, but there is no obvious natural explanation its connection with the myth.
Also used 18c. for "a woman who lives chastely in the midst of temptations" (after Addison), and "a soldier who exposes himself to fire in battle." To rub someone a salamander was a 19c. form of German student drinking toast (einem einen salamander reiben). Related: Salamandrine; salamandroid.