Usage examples for turmeric

  1. The moment the lighted turmeric was taken near her, she screamed aloud and ran away from the room. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  2. The juice of the raspings of the bark of trees, together with red clay, turmeric and the soot of burnt candle- nut, furnished them with colouring matter and varnish, with which they daubed their native cloth in the form of squares, stripes, triangles, etc. – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  3. The bodies of the twain were anointed with turmeric the bride was made to hold in her hand the iron box for eye paint, and the youth a pair of betel scissors. – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady