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[mass noun] A kind of mustard made from mustard seeds milled to a powder, having a very hot taste and typically bright yellow in colour.
- ‘He travelled with English marmalade, an egg cup and insisted on English mustard.’
- ‘Small side dishes came with English mustard, horseradish sauce and mint sauce.’
- ‘The pork knuckle was huge and came with a small container of hot English mustard.’
- ‘When it comes to Christmas food I'm completely conventional - turkey, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, bread sauce, stuffing, English mustard and sausages.’
- ‘Chilli sauces, smooth English mustard and even salty, tangy lime pickle have much to commend them as bedfellows in a sausage sandwich.’
- ‘The dish came with various condiments - low fat mayonnaise, salad cream, vinegar, tomato sauce, French mustard, English mustard, brown sauce (all in sachet form).’
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