- spicy flavor or fragrance.
- Archaic. a storeroom or place for spices.
Origin of spicery
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Examples from the Web for spicery
They broke open warehouses in the Spicery, the Cutlery and elsewhere.Oxford and its Story
And herewithal there was such a savour as all the spicery of the world had been there.Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II (of II)
All that country grows good ginger; and therefore merchants go thither for spicery.Early Travels in Palestine
Arculf et al.
One letter speaks of six ships coming out of France "with wyn and spicery full laden."Henry of Monmouth, Volume 1
J. Endell Tyler
The appearance of the forests and the land “argued drugs and spicery,” “and other riches of golde.”The Lily and the Totem
William Gilmore Simms
- spices collectively
- the piquant or fragrant quality associated with spices
- obsolete a place to store spices
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