pear tree

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Noun1.pear tree - Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruitpear tree - Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
pear - sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
genus Pyrus, Pyrus - fruit trees native to the Old World: pears
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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LITTLE Benjamin said, "It spoils people's clothes to squeeze under a gate; the proper way to get in, is to climb down a pear tree."
When Ulysses saw him so worn, so old and full of sorrow, he stood still under a tall pear tree and began to weep.
You gave me thirteen pear trees, ten apple trees, and forty fig trees; you also said you would give me fifty rows of vines; there was corn planted between each row, and they yield grapes of every kind when the heat of heaven has been laid heavy upon them."
"AEneas Sylvius," say they, "after giving a very circumstantial account of one contested with great obstinacy by a great and small species on the trunk of a pear tree," adds that "this action was fought in the pontificate of Eugenius the Fourth, in the presence of Nicholas Pistoriensis, an eminent lawyer, who related the whole, history of the battle with the greatest fidelity." A similar engagement between great and small ants is recorded by Olaus Magnus, in which the small ones, being victorious, are said to have buried the bodies of their own soldiers, but left those of their giant enemies a prey to the birds.
When we went into the garden I saw in one corner of it an old stone bench arched over by a couple of pear trees and all grown about with grass and violets.
The invitation offered an agreeable distraction to Maggie's grief, and her tears gradually subsided as she trotted along by Luke's side to his pleasant cottage, which stood with its apple and pear trees, and with the added dignity of a lean-to pigsty, at the other end of the Mill fields.
He strayed down a walk edged with box, with apple trees, pear trees, and cherry trees on one side, and a border on the other full of all sorts of old-fashioned flowers, stocks, sweet-williams, primroses, pansies, mingled with southernwood, sweet-briar, and various fragrant herbs.
They raided a property in Pear Tree Drive, Rowley Regis, making off with the homeowner's red VW Golf.
Send your questions to QWHAT is causing the leaves on my pear tree to turn black?
The handsome property - and the lovely Pear Tree Cottage - are nestled in expansive grounds in historic Sandhoe.
IThe Pear Tree in Mirfield has been a great local for years and I'm happy to report it's still at the top of its game.
Here Pear Tree Primary School, Pear Tree Field, Stapeley, Nantwich, CW5 7GZ, is put into focus to show its scores in relation to other schools in the area.