Peach-yellows

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Peach-yellows a disease that attacks peach-trees in the eastern United States
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. pesche (Fr. pêche, It. persica, pesca)—L. Persicum (malum), the Persian (apple).

Usage

In literature:

A high brick wall alongside the kitchen garden was all covered with pink and yellow peaches ripening in the sun.
"The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle" by Hugh Lofting
Take large white or yellow free-stone peaches, the finest you can procure.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
Firm yellow peaches are the best ones to use for this dish.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
PEACHES may be divided into two general classes: those having a yellow skin and those having a white skin.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Yellow Bartlett pears and rosy-cheeked peaches arranged in this way are most ornamental.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
Peach leaves, or bark scraped from the barberry bush, colors a common bright yellow.
"The American Frugal Housewife" by Lydia M. Child
It must be a yellow peach tree, though.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part 1" by Work Projects Administration
Yellow-fleshed peaches suffer more from disease than white-fleshed kinds.
"Darwinism (1889)" by Alfred Russel Wallace
He made for Peach-blossom Range, but as he approached it he saw a yellow banner hoisted, and under it was Kuang Ch'eng-tzu.
"Myths and Legends of China" by E. T. C. Werner
We had preserves made from canned peaches, and the firmest yellow butter.
"Letters of a Woman Homesteader" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
It must be a yellow peach tree, though.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Two dozen cans of the best yellow cling peaches.
"The Boy Ranchers on Roaring River" by Willard F. Baker
Yellow peaches, not too ripe but full flavored, made the lightest and sweetest dried fruit.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
On the other hand, yellow-fleshed peaches of various kinds suffer from another disease much more than the white-fleshed varieties.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
One was the tree of the peach, another of the yellow pear, and the grain was a grain of the wheat.
"The Flute of the Gods" by Marah Ellis Ryan
He was about despairing when he noticed a boy open a can of large, yellow peaches.
"Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6) Si And Shorty Meet Mr. Rosenbaum, The Spy, Who Relates His Adventures" by John McElroy
The peach-yellows and pear blight are Diseases of this kind.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Take large yellow free-stone peaches; they must not be too ripe.
"Domestic French Cookery, 4th ed." by Sulpice Barué
Additional evidence on the communicability of peach yellows and peach rosette.
"United States Government Publications, v. 8 Jan-Jun 1892" by Compiled
The facades are painted in harlequin variety of colors, yellow, blue, and peach-blossom prevailing.
"Equatorial America" by Maturin M. Ballou
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In poetry:

The willow boughs are yellow now,
For spring has come again;
The peach-tree buds begin to swell,
Dripping with April rain.
""The Willow Boughs Are Yellow Now"" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard
Yellow and red were the apples,
And the ripe pears russet-brown,
And the peaches had stolen blushes
From the girls who shook them down.
"Cobbler Keezar's Vision" by John Greenleaf Whittier
There were desperate men, wild women,
And dark-eyed Amazon girls,
And one little boy, with a peach-down cheek
And yellow clustering curls.
"A Triumph Of Order" by John Hay
When late in summer the streams run yellow,
Burst the bridges and spread into bays;
When berries are black and peaches are mellow,
And hills are hidden by rainy haze;
"A Song Of Early Autumn" by Richard Watson Gilder
The melon yellows in the kindly sun,
The peach puts on its blush like virtuous maid,
The gourd its snow-white band like brow of nun,
While flower and gum the air with fragrance lade.
"September" by Joseph Horatio Chant

In news:

Flower colors may be yellow, white, peach, pink, bicolor, or mixed.
Red Front Range tomatoes, orange Western Slope peaches, yellow pears from Paonia, green dill pickles, and violet Old Orchard plums stock the shelves.
Like peaches, nectarines can be either yellow- or white-fleshed, clingstone or freestone.
The new peaches and nectarines need to be differentiated from traditional yellow-fleshed varieties in stores.
Yellow peaches pack a healthy dose of beta-carotene - the darker the peach , the more it contains.
The architecture is Mediterranean in feel, a plaza flanked by two buildings freshly painted peach and yellow.
Yellow Springs' Village Fam lights up Peach's Grill.
She'll have the aroma of sassafras, yellow jasmine, flowering peach and juniper.
You have yellow, golden, or peach undertones in your skin, so you look great in gold jewelry, earth tones , olive green, and orange-based red makeup or clothing.
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