We would go to the Tin Palace, the Village Vanguard, the Village Gate, and sweet basil.
sweet basil, which has been around since 1977, serves amazingly fresh lunch and dinners, and has all-day bar hours.
Take two large bunches of sweet marjoram; the same of sweet basil; and one bunch of parsley.
By my side I found a bouquet of carnations and sweet basil, the flowers of love.
Chop and mix together equal quantities of sweet marjoram and sweet basil, the leaves picked from the stalks and rubbed fine.
Every morning and evening the breeze was laden with fragrant scents wafted from orange-flowers and sweet basil.
Boccaccio and Keats have made the name of the sweet basil sound pleasantly in the ears of many people who know nothing of botany.
The youngsters started out, raising high great bunches of sweet basil.
There were many others used in olden days that are not common now, such as sweet basil and pot marigold.
Before the door of the last cell are a few potsherds in which sweet basil plants are withering from thirst.
aromatic shrubby plant, early 15c., from Old French basile (15c., Modern French basilic), from Medieval Latin basilicum, from Greek basilikon (phyton) "royal (plant)," from basileus "king" (see Basil). So called, probably, because it was believed to have been used in making royal perfumes. In Latin, confused with basiliscus (see basilisk) because it was supposed to be an antidote to the basilisk's venom.
masc. proper name, from Latin Basilius, from Greek Basileios "kingly, royal," from basileus "king," of unknown origin, possibly from a language of Asia Minor (cf. Lydian battos "king").