wholesome (adj.) 5
good, nutritious, fit to eat
CE V.i.104 [Abbess to Adriana, of Antipholus of Syracuse] I will not let him stir / Till I have used the approved means I have, / With wholesome syrups ... / To make of him a formal man again
Cor I.i.17 [First Citizen to all, of obtaining food from the authorities] If they would yield us but the superfluity while it were wholesome
R2 III.iv.46 [First Man to Gardener, of England compared to a garden] her wholesome herbs

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