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old sour

[cf. old aged + SOUR lime] n. fermented lime juice, used as a condiment: 1978 Bahamian old sour:  two cups lime juice, one tablespoon salt. . .finely chopped [chili] pepper may be added. . As a seasoning Old Sour is used by many Bahamians. It keeps indefinitely, but can be used after it ferments, which occurs in about two weeks (Higgs 136). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2012-10-21 21:06
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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