Do you think I have charity to bestow, or a morsel of bread to spare?'
Any morsel of rationale for why the “supremely safe” Boeing 777 vanished is swallowed like a pill.
From time to time the children dashed outside, to go to the bathroom or grab a morsel of food, and then retreated to the bunker.
In the same way he detached a morsel of congealed butter that clung pertinaciously to the end of his bashfully retreating nose.
Bones were picked from ditches, if perchance there might be upon them a morsel of meat.
He gave it a very small portion at a time, refusing to give it any food, until it came humbly crawling up to receive the morsel.
Thinking of these, she said that every morsel she ate would choke her were it not for her own hunger.
That was too nasty a morsel for even this monster to swallow; so it let go its hold of the boat.
Riviere smiled sadly, but consented to deign to eat a morsel in the porch.
There is not a morsel of an old letter or of any other writing in either.
late 13c., "a bite, mouthful; small piece, fragment," from Old French morsel (Modern French morceau) "small bite, portion, helping," diminutive of mors "a bite," from Latin morsus "biting, a bite," neuter past participle of mordere "to bite" (see mordant).