What does morsel mean?

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ˈmɔr səlmorsel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. morselnoun

    a small quantity of anything

    "a morsel of paper was all he needed"

  2. morsel, bit, bitenoun

    a small amount of solid food; a mouthful

    "all they had left was a bit of bread"

Wiktionary

  1. morselnoun

    A small fragment or share of something, commonly applied to food.

    Etymology: From morsel, from morsel, from morsellum, diminutive. of morsum, neuter of morsus, past participle of mordere. Compare French morceau.

  2. morselnoun

    A very small amount.

    Etymology: From morsel, from morsel, from morsellum, diminutive. of morsum, neuter of morsus, past participle of mordere. Compare French morceau.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Morselnoun

    a little bite or bit of food

    Etymology: [OF. morsel, F. morceau, LL. morsellus, a dim. fr. L. morsus a biting, bite, fr. mordere to bite; prob. akin to E. smart. See Smart, and cf. Morceau, Mordant, Muse, v., Muzzle, n.]

  2. Morselnoun

    a small quantity; a little piece; a fragment

    Etymology: [OF. morsel, F. morceau, LL. morsellus, a dim. fr. L. morsus a biting, bite, fr. mordere to bite; prob. akin to E. smart. See Smart, and cf. Morceau, Mordant, Muse, v., Muzzle, n.]

Freebase

  1. Morsel

    Morsel is an indie rock ensemble that was founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan and features Miriam Cabrera, Be Hussey, John Vorus, Jason Burbo, and Joshua Pardon.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Morsel

    mor′sel, n. a bite or mouthful: a small piece of food: a small quantity of anything which is divided.—ns. Mor′sūre, the act of biting; Mor′sus, a bite. [O. Fr. morsel (Fr. morceau, It. morsello), dim. from L. morsusmordēre, morsum, to bite.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of morsel in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of morsel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of morsel in a Sentence

  1. Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking, 1973:

    Of the Seven Deadly Sins, anger is possibly the most fun. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back--in many ways it is a feast fit for a king. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. The skeleton at the feast is you.

  2. Jeff Melvoin:

    I've been over what I'm supposed to say and I've got to tell you, it's pretty persuasive stuff, but is it the whole truth It's a slice of truth, a morsel, a fraction. It's a piece of the pie, certainly not the whole enchilada, and now that I've been thinking about it, I don't think I could tell the whole truth about anything. That's a pretty heavy burden, because we all just view the world through this little piece of coke bottle. Is there such a thing as objective truth I wonder.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    'some people look, but they don't see, for to see means to have feelings,like the delicate touch, as when your tongue can find a tiny fish bone hidden within the morsel of food in your mouth. No eyes required remember this!

  4. Anthony Trollope:

    I do not think myself to be a worm, and a grub, grass of the field fit only to be burned, a clod, a morsel of putrid atoms that should be thrown to the dungheap, ready for the nethermost pit. Nor if I did should I therefore expect to sit with Angels and Archangels.

  5. Charlotte Bronte:

    Feeling without judgement is a washy draught indeed but judgement untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.

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