froth

Part of speech: verb

To cause to foam; foam.

Part of speech: noun

A mass of bubbles, as from fermentation; any light, unsubstantial matter.

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Usage examples "froth":

  1. Break the eggs and separate yolks from whites, beat the former and stir in the bread crumbs, with which have been mixed a pinch of salt and pepper; then beat the whites to a stiff froth, mix in with the yolks, stir well altogether and place over the stew in the form of crust, and bake a quarter of an hour in a very brisk oven. - "New Vegetarian Dishes", Mrs. Bowdich.
  2. Whip the whites of the eggs to a stiff froth. - "Joe Tilden's Recipes for Epicures", Joe Tilden.
  3. It may seem foolish to record such mere froth of conversation, but I want my reader to understand how a part, at least, of the family of Moldwarp Hall regarded me. - "Wilfrid Cumbermede", George MacDonald.