strawberries


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strawberries

  • strawberry friend - A freeloader, one who visits only when the strawberries are ready for picking.
  • small fruits - Currants, raspberries, strawberries, etc.
  • soft fruit - Fruit that grows on bushes, such as berries, strawberries and currants, as contrasted with top fruit.
  • strawberry - Got its name because the plant "strews" its runners along the ground; its seeds are actually individual fruits and it is termed an aggregate fruit.
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Suddenly he struck against something crouching behind a wheelbarrow filled with leaves; the something rose, uttering an exclamation of astonishment, and Monte Cristo found himself facing a man about fifty years old, who was plucking strawberries, which he was placing upon grape leaves.
Trees I would have none in it, but some thickets made only of sweet-briar and honeysuckle, and some wild vine amongst; and the ground set with violets, strawberries, and primroses.
They lost no time in picking the biggest strawberries and ripest oranges and soon had feasted to their hearts' content.
He had a plate of strawberries on his lap, with a napkin under them to preserve the purity of his white dressing-gown.
We are to walk about your gardens, and gather the strawberries ourselves, and sit under trees;and whatever else you may like to provide, it is to be all out of doorsa table spread in the shade, you know.
He didn't feel so hungry as he thought he should, and so contented himself with a bit of boiled beef, and some strawberries and cream.
Why, only the mistake of saying blackberries when of course he meant strawberries.
In the vicinity of the camp, they found gooseberries, strawberries, and currants in great abundance.
The count walked up and down the hall in his dressing gown, giving orders to the club steward and to the famous Feoktist, the Club's head cook, about asparagus, fresh cucumbers, strawberries, veal, and fish for this dinner.
I'll have blancmange and strawberries for dessert, and coffee too, if you want to be elegant.
Fresh American fruits of all sorts, including strawberries, which are not to be doled out as if they were jewelry, but in a more liberal way.
Here I ventured to interpose, and to offer her a plate of strawberries and cream.