Crambe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Crambe annual or perennial herbs with large leaves that resemble the leaves of cabbages
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n crambe Cabbage.
    • n crambe A genus of cruciferous plants, of which there are several species in Europe and western Asia. The sea-cabbage or sea-kale, C. maritima, is a perennial herb with white honey-scented flowers, growing on the sea-coast. It has been in use as a pot-herb from early times, and since the middle of the eighteenth century has come into common cultivation in England. The young shoots and blanched leaves are cooked and served like asparagus, and are esteemed a choice delicacy.
    • n crambe Same as crambo.
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Usage

In literature:

Mr. Clement, do you eat cramb'ry sarse?
"The Birds' Christmas Carol" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
CRAMBE, game of crambo, in which the players find rhymes for a given word.
"Volpone; Or, The Fox" by Ben Jonson
CRAMBE, game of crambo, in which the players find rhymes for a given word.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
CRAMBE, game of crambo, in which the players find rhymes for a given word.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
CRAMBE, game of crambo, in which the players find rhymes for a given word.
"Sejanus: His Fall" by Ben Jonson
CRAMBE, game of crambo, in which the players find rhymes for a given word.
"Every Man In His Humor" by Ben Jonson
Mr. Clement, do you eat cramb'ry sarse?
"The Bird's Christmas Carol" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
And these we invent and propose unto acuter enquirers, nauseating crambe verities and questions over-queried.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne" by Thomas Browne
But as he is not at all of the go-along tribe he kicked, and would not cramb.
"Miss Eden's Letters" by Emily Eden
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In news:

Lorrie Cramb, acting provincial nutritionist with the B.C.
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In science:

Estimation and prediction with functional covariates received substantial attention in the literature: for example by Ferraty and Vieu (2006), Cai and Hall (2006), Hall and Horowitz (2007), Crambes, Kneip and Sarda (2008), Yao and M¨uller (2010) and the references therein.
Projection-based nonparametric goodness-of-fit testing with functional covariates
In the functional covariate and functional parameter case, the rate of kbb − bk depends on the regularities of the covariate and of the slope parameter and is in general less than OP(n−1/2 ), see Hall and Horowitz (2007), Crambes, Kneip and Sarda (2009).
Projection-based nonparametric goodness-of-fit testing with functional covariates
Crambes, C., Kneip, A., and Sarda, P. (2008).
Projection-based nonparametric goodness-of-fit testing with functional covariates
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