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head lettuce

any variety of the lettuce subspecies Lactuca sativa capitata, having leaves that grow in a dense rosette, especially iceberg lettuce and Boston lettuce. Unabridged
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  • head lettuce and cucumbers in mid-winter, inside the Arctic Circle?

    Panther Eye Roy J. Snell
  • Sufficient proof of this is seen in the case of vegetables that form heads, as, for instance, cabbage and head lettuce.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • By the way, if you like the Thousand Island dressing we are to have for the head lettuce, I'd like to give you the recipe.

    A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband Louise Bennett Weaver
  • The head lettuce is best for all salads, but the leaf lettuce may be used if the other is not obtainable.

  • Surround the dish with the heart-leaves of head lettuce, and serve mayonnaise dressing in a dish apart.

  • The fruit salad is served in head lettuce with square wafers accompanying.

    Breakfasts and Teas Paul Pierce
  • Use the crisp heart-leaves of head lettuce, and dress with French dressing.

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