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'''Lemon''' is a fruit produced by the lemon tree. It is a popular fruit throughout the [[Seven Kingdoms ]] and beyond and is used primarily for its juice, which has both culinary{{ref|aDwD|38}} and cleaning uses.{{ref|affc|2}}
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A '''lemon''' is [[w:Lemon|a sour fruit]] produced by the lemon tree. It is a popular fruit throughout the [[Seven Kingdoms]] and beyond, and is used primarily for its juice, which has both culinary{{ref|aDwD|38}} and cleaning uses.{{ref|affc|2}}  
[[Dorne]] provides many exotic products which are uncommon in the rest of the Seven Kingdoms, such as lemons. {{Ref|ASOS|13}}  Some lemon orchards in Dorne are watered by a spiders web of old canals. {{ref|affc|21}} In [[Meereen]] there are lemon trees in the lower terrace of the [[Great Pyramid]] . {{ref|aDwD|50}} Lemons have a strong smell, when encountering the scent of lemon it can trigger old memories in many characters. Food made with lemons tends to be associated with comfort, so much so that [[Tyrion Lannister]] thinks of lemon pie sarcastically when considering a royal rescue from [[Daenerys Targaryen]].{{ref|aDwD|47}}
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==About==
Lemons can also feature in [[heraldry]], [[House Dalt]] of Lemonwood arms are a purple field strewn with lemons.{{ref|ASOS|38}}<ref>The Citadel. Heraldry: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Houses/9/ Houses from Dorne]</ref>
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[[Dorne]] provides many exotic products which are uncommon in the rest of the Seven Kingdoms, such as lemons.{{Ref|ASOS|13}}  Some lemon orchards in Dorne are watered by a spider's web of old canals.{{ref|affc|21}} In [[Meereen]], there are lemon trees in the lower terrace of the [[Great Pyramid]].{{ref|aDwD|50}}
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Lemons have a strong citrus smell; the scent of lemons can trigger old memories. Dessert food made with lemons tends to be associated with comfort, so much so that [[Tyrion Lannister]] thinks of [[w:Pie|lemon pie]] sarcastically when considering a royal rescue from [[Daenerys Targaryen]].{{ref|aDwD|47}} The interior of [[Drogo's manse|manse]]s in [[Pentos]] are sometimes scented with lemon.{{ref|AGOT|3}}
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Lemons can also feature in [[heraldry]]. The arms of [[House Dalt]] of [[Lemonwood]] are a purple field strewn with lemons.{{ref|ASOS|38}}<ref>The Citadel. Heraldry: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Houses/9/ Houses from Dorne]</ref>
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==Uses==
 
==Uses==
*Lemon water can be used to freshen the breath{{ref|affc|22}}
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*Chief ingredient of [[lemon cake]]{{ref|affc|41}}
*Chief ingredient of [[lemon cake]]
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*Lemonwater to bathe in to erase odors{{ref|asos|51}}{{ref|affc|2}}
*Lemon sweet is a drink,{{ref|affc|21}}
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*Lemonwater can be used to freshen the breath{{ref|affc|22}}
*Lemon water to bathe in to erase odors.{{ref|affc|2}}.  
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*Lemonsweet is a drink{{ref|affc|21}}
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*Lemon scent used in perfumes{{ref|asos|12}}{{ref|asos|28}}  
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==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
 
===''A Game of Thrones''===
 
===''A Game of Thrones''===
[[Daenerys Targaryen]] thinks longingly of the [[house with the red door]] where she had a lemon tree outside her bedroom window.{{Ref|agot|3}}
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[[Daenerys Targaryen]] thinks longingly of the [[house with the red door]] in [[Braavos]], where she had a lemon tree outside her bedroom window.{{Ref|agot|3}}
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The interior of ''Khal'' [[Drogo]] [[Drogo's manse|manse]] is scented with lemon and spices.{{ref|AGOT|3}}
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===''A Storm of Swords''===
 
===''A Storm of Swords''===
At the [[Inn of the Kneeling Man]] [[Anguy]] asked [[Sharna]] if they can eat duck with lemons, Sharna gets annoyed, as it is impossible to grow lemon trees in the [[riverlands]].{{ref|asos|13}}
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[[Sansa Stark]]'s love for [[lemon cake]]s is so well known that [[Varys]] informs the [[Tyrell]] party, who prepare the delicacy for her.{{ref|asos|6}}
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At the [[Inn of the Kneeling Man]], [[Anguy]] asks [[Sharna]] if they can eat duck with lemons. Sharna is annoyed, as it is impossible to grow lemon trees in the [[riverlands]].{{ref|asos|13}}
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===''A Feast for Crows''===
 
===''A Feast for Crows''===
The air of the [[Water Gardens]] is sharp with the smell of lemons. {{ref|affc|2}}  
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The air of the [[Water Gardens]] is sharp with the smell of lemons.{{ref|affc|2}}
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Arriving in [[Sunspear]], Prince [[Doran Martell]]'s retinue is accosted by townspeople calling for vengeance for the [[Red Viper]]. The townsfolk pelt lemons at Prince Doran's litter.  One of the guards is hit in the eye with a lemon.{{ref|affc|2}}
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Ser [[Gerold Dayne]] drinks unsweetened lemonwater during the rendezvous at [[Shandystone]].{{ref|affc|21}}
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One of the midday meals served to [[Arianne Martell]] when she is imprisoned atop the [[Spear Tower]] is kid roasted with lemon and honey.{{ref|affc|40}}
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At the [[Gates of the Moon]], when [[Petyr Baelish]] tells [[Sansa Stark]] he has brought her a gift, she asks him if he has brought lemons, as she has promised young Lord [[Robert Arryn]] [[lemon cake]].{{ref|affc|41}}
  
Arriving in [[Sunspear]], the Prince [[Doran]]’s retinue is accosted by townspeople calling for vengeance for the Red Viper. The townsfolk pelt lemons at Prince Doran’s litter.  One of the guards is hit in the eye with a lemon. {{ref|affc|2}}
 
[[Darkstar]] drinks unsweetened lemon water during the rendezvous at [[Shandystone]]. {{ref|affc|21}}
 
 
===''A Dance with Dragons''===
 
===''A Dance with Dragons''===
Abroad the [[Shy Maid]] [[Ysilla]] cooks a pike on a brazier squeezing a lemon over it as it sizzles. {{ref|aDwD|22}}
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Aboard the ''[[Shy Maid]]'', traveling along the [[Rhoyne]], [[Ysilla]] cooks a [[w:Northern pike|pike]] on a brazier, squeezing a lemon over it as it sizzles.{{ref|aDwD|22}}
At the feast held for Ser [[Balon Swann]] in [[Sunspear]] among the seven courses served is a soup made of eggs and lemons. {{ref|aDwD|38}}
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In the [[House of Black and White]] the [[kindly man]] gives [[Arya]] a drink which is very tart, like biting into a lemon she thinks. {{ref|aDwD|64}}
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At the feast held for Ser [[Balon Swann]] in [[Sunspear]], among the seven courses served is a soup made of eggs and lemons.{{ref|aDwD|38}}
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In the [[House of Black and White]], the [[kindly man]] gives [[Arya Stark]] a drink that is so tart, she compares it to biting into a lemon.{{ref|aDwD|64}}
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Outside [[Meereen]], [[Tyrion Lannister]] sarcastically thinks that after being rescued by Queen [[Daenerys Targaryen]], she will bake him and his fellow [[slave]]s lemon pie.{{ref|aDwD|47}}
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===''The Winds of Winter''===
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[[Petyr Baelish]] acquires every lemon in the [[Vale]] for a twelve-foot-tall [[lemon cake]] in the shape of the [[Giant's Lance]] for the feast before a [[tourney]] to select the [[Brotherhood of Winged Knights]], and promises [[Sansa Stark]] he will send away to Dorne for more.<ref name="twow">''[[The Winds of Winter]]'', [[Alayne I (The Winds of Winter)|Alayne I]]</ref>
  
Outside [[Meereen]] [[Tyrion Lannister]] sarcastically thinks that after being rescued by Queen [[Daenerys Targaryen]] she will bake him and his fellow slaves lemon pie.{{ref|aDwD|47}}
 
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
{{Quote|His [[Alayne Stone|natural daughter]]?[[Sybell Spicer|Lady Sybell]] looked as if she had swallowed a lemon. [[Jaime Lannister|You]] want a [[Westerling]] to wed a [[bastard]]?{{ref|affc|44}}}}   
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{{Quote|Lemons. Does [[riverlands|this]] look like [[Dorne]] to you, you freckled fool? Why don't you pop out back to the lemon tree and pick us a bushel.{{ref|asos|13}}|[[Sharna]], to [[Anguy]]}}
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{{Quote|"His [[Joy Hill|'''natural''' daughter]]?" [[Sybell Spicer|Lady Sybell]] looked as if she had swallowed a lemon. "[[Jaime Lannister|You]] want a [[Westerling]] to wed a '''[[bastard]]'''?"{{ref|affc|44}}}}   
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==References==
 
==References==
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Latest revision as of 14:36, 6 September 2018

A lemon is a sour fruit produced by the lemon tree. It is a popular fruit throughout the Seven Kingdoms and beyond, and is used primarily for its juice, which has both culinary[1] and cleaning uses.[2]

About

Dorne provides many exotic products which are uncommon in the rest of the Seven Kingdoms, such as lemons.[3] Some lemon orchards in Dorne are watered by a spider's web of old canals.[4] In Meereen, there are lemon trees in the lower terrace of the Great Pyramid.[5]

Lemons have a strong citrus smell; the scent of lemons can trigger old memories. Dessert food made with lemons tends to be associated with comfort, so much so that Tyrion Lannister thinks of lemon pie sarcastically when considering a royal rescue from Daenerys Targaryen.[6] The interior of manses in Pentos are sometimes scented with lemon.[7]

Lemons can also feature in heraldry. The arms of House Dalt of Lemonwood are a purple field strewn with lemons.[8][9]

Uses

  • Chief ingredient of lemon cake[10]
  • Lemonwater to bathe in to erase odors[11][2]
  • Lemonwater can be used to freshen the breath[12]
  • Lemonsweet is a drink[4]
  • Lemon scent used in perfumes[13][14]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen thinks longingly of the house with the red door in Braavos, where she had a lemon tree outside her bedroom window.[7]

The interior of Khal Drogo manse is scented with lemon and spices.[7]

A Storm of Swords

Sansa Stark's love for lemon cakes is so well known that Varys informs the Tyrell party, who prepare the delicacy for her.[15]

At the Inn of the Kneeling Man, Anguy asks Sharna if they can eat duck with lemons. Sharna is annoyed, as it is impossible to grow lemon trees in the riverlands.[3]

A Feast for Crows

The air of the Water Gardens is sharp with the smell of lemons.[2]

Arriving in Sunspear, Prince Doran Martell's retinue is accosted by townspeople calling for vengeance for the Red Viper. The townsfolk pelt lemons at Prince Doran's litter. One of the guards is hit in the eye with a lemon.[2]

Ser Gerold Dayne drinks unsweetened lemonwater during the rendezvous at Shandystone.[4]

One of the midday meals served to Arianne Martell when she is imprisoned atop the Spear Tower is kid roasted with lemon and honey.[16]

At the Gates of the Moon, when Petyr Baelish tells Sansa Stark he has brought her a gift, she asks him if he has brought lemons, as she has promised young Lord Robert Arryn lemon cake.[10]

A Dance with Dragons

Aboard the Shy Maid, traveling along the Rhoyne, Ysilla cooks a pike on a brazier, squeezing a lemon over it as it sizzles.[17]

At the feast held for Ser Balon Swann in Sunspear, among the seven courses served is a soup made of eggs and lemons.[1]

In the House of Black and White, the kindly man gives Arya Stark a drink that is so tart, she compares it to biting into a lemon.[18]

Outside Meereen, Tyrion Lannister sarcastically thinks that after being rescued by Queen Daenerys Targaryen, she will bake him and his fellow slaves lemon pie.[6]

The Winds of Winter

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Petyr Baelish acquires every lemon in the Vale for a twelve-foot-tall lemon cake in the shape of the Giant's Lance for the feast before a tourney to select the Brotherhood of Winged Knights, and promises Sansa Stark he will send away to Dorne for more.[19]

Quotes

Lemons. Does this look like Dorne to you, you freckled fool? Why don't you pop out back to the lemon tree and pick us a bushel.[3]

Sharna, to Anguy

"His natural daughter?" Lady Sybell looked as if she had swallowed a lemon. "You want a Westerling to wed a bastard?"[20]

References