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.
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.
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.
A dog-kennel and a beehive stood outside, like symbols of old English country-life; the moon was rising behind a plantation of prosperous pear trees, the dog that came out of the kennel was reverend-looking and reluctant to bark; and the plain, elderly man-servant who opened the door was brief but dignified.
The Acklington poplar lost out to an ancient pear tree, which lies in the proposed path of the HS2 high-speed rail link.
AN OLD Midland pear tree which lies in the proposed path of the HS2 high-speed rail link has been voted England's Tree of the Year.
A 250-YEAR-OLD pear tree in Warwickshire has been voted as England's Tree of the Year for 2015.
AN old pear tree which is under threat because it lies in the proposed path of the HS2 high speed rail link has been voted England's Tree of the Year.
27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- KalioCommerce, provider of the next generation SaaS eCommerce platform, announced today that Pear Tree Greetings, Invitations by Dawn, and Ann's Bridal Bargains selected the KalioCommerce platform for speed-to-market, scalability and control, and a full-service SaaS environment.
A Birmingham City Council spokesperson said: "We were called out in April to a report of an overgrown pear tree to the rear of council-owned properties in Aire Croft.