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Topic: COOKING

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: assaisoner 'to ripen, season', from saison; SEASON1

season

2 verb
     
season2 [transitive]
1DFC to add salt, pepper etc to food you are cooking
season something with something
Season the chicken with pepper.
Mix and season to taste (=add the amount of salt etc that you think tastes right).
2TI to prepare wood for use by gradually drying it
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