bay leafnoun [ C ]uk /ˈbeɪ ˌliːf/ us /ˈbeɪ ˌliːf/
Examples from literature
- Put into boiling salt water, add bay leaf, parsley, seasonings and cook till tender.
- Put it into the soup kettle with the water, bay leaf, parsley, onion and celery.
- Take out thyme and bay leaf.
- Tie the parsley, bay leaf and thyme together.
- To one quart of highly seasoned stock, freed from all fat, add the juice of a lemon, a bay leaf, half a cup of wine and one box of gelatine soaked in a cup of cold water.