It is employed chiefly as a condiment in the preparation of food, and its essential oil is used to prepare the native "anise cordial" by mixing it with alcohol obtained from the palm or from sugar cane.
Star anise has an aromatic taste, slightly bitter and acrid, and a very marked perfume of anise which with its star-like form gives the plant one of its names.
The tender leaves have an agreeable aroma similar to that of anise and are used internally in decoction as a stomachic and carminative.
The anise (Pimpinella anisum) is largely cultivated in Spain, where it is known as anis.
At last, in place of anise water, they brought Monsieur Glumeau some anisette; he drank two small glasses of it and consented that the play should begin.
Monsieur Glumeau; "before we begin, I want to drink a glass of anise water; someone has gone to fetch it for me.
Skunk cabbage is said to be an excellent bait for the bear; and in all cases a free use of the Oil of Anise page 152, sprinkling it about the traps, is also advisable.
Another method is to set the trap near the coon tracks, spreading a few drops of anise on the pan and covering the whole with leaves.
Bait with a rat, mouse, or with whatever else the animal is especially fond, and scent with Oil of Anise or Musk.
Sweet cicily andanise are also used for the same purpose.
I asked the boy if the hounds would trail a white man without hurting him, and he said if you put anise seed on their shoes the hounds will trail 'em all right, so we put up a job to have some fun.
The old planter asked his boy how the dogs had happened to get loose, and that fool boy told the whole thing, how I had asked him to let the pack run, and how I had put anise seed in the shoes of pa, the giant and the fat lady.
I told the fat woman about the dust on her telescope valises, and I rubbed it off, and gave her feet a dose of anise seed that ought to have paralyzed a pack of hounds.
Then I put a handful of anise seed around the sole, and in his shoes.
Then I went to the giant, and brushed the dust off his shoes, and put two handfuls of anise seed in them, and he said I was a nice boy.
Realizing how strong is the tendency in human nature to impute to itself righteousness on account of its "tithes of mint and anise and cummin," He carried His condemnation of ceremonies into the smallest details.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "anise" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.