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market garden

n. Chiefly British

market gardener n.
market gardening n.
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market garden

n
(Horticulture) chiefly Brit an establishment where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale
market gardener n
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Noun1.market garden - a garden where fruit and vegetables are grown for marketingmarket garden - a garden where fruit and vegetables are grown for marketing
garden - a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
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market garden

n (Brit) → orto (industriale)
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In a very few minutes Mr Swiviller was fast asleep, dreaming that he had married Nelly Trent and come into the property, and that his first act of power was to lay waste the market-garden of Mr Cheggs and turn it into a brick-field.
Richard Blackmore (1825-1900), first a lawyer, later manager of a market-garden, was the author of numerous novels, but will be remembered only for 'Lorna Doone' (1869), a charming reproduction of Devonshire country life assigned to the romantic setting of the time of James II.
Jobling looks hungry and also has the appearance of having run to seed in the market-gardens down by Deptford.