In the United States only a small percentage of the ties are treated in any way beyond seasoning in the open air, timber, in the opinion of the railway officials, being still too cheap in nearly all parts of that country to justify the use of preservatives.
The smell of Italian seasoning greeted them and she glanced up at him.
It is well known that at the coronation of kings and queens, even modern ones, a certain curious process of seasoning them for their functions is gone through.
A seasoning of ground fenugreek or spice is sometimes given to shy feeders to encourage them to eat.
Cubebs were formerly candied and eaten whole, or used ground as a seasoning for meat.
The time taken in seasoning wood by this desiccating process is not more than one-tenth of that occupied in the natural or open-air method.