Sea-grape

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sea-grape a genus of shrubby plants of the natural order Gnetaceæ, closely allied to the Conifers, and sometimes called Joint-firs: a glasswort: the clustered egg-cases of sepia and some other cuttle-fish
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ; Dut. zee, Ger. see, Ice. sær, Dan. .

Usage

In literature:

Each section, in the vineyard of its own choosing, grew and culled and pressed and bottled the grapes of a pet sea-air.
"The Forsyte Saga, Volume I." by John Galsworthy
Each section, in the vineyard of its own choosing, grew and culled and pressed and bottled the grapes of a pet sea-air.
"The Forsyte Saga, Complete" by John Galsworthy
Some men came from the sea-coast, bringing Greek grapes as a present to Alexander.
"Plutarch's Lives Volume III." by Plutarch
It seemed inevitable that they would all come down together like grapes in the wine-press, heaped up in a sea of heads.
"The Man-Wolf and Other Tales" by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
The vine and the grape thrive amazingly near the sea, and this necessity evolved the pergola.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
The air must move in all grape regions, whether from canon, mountain, lake or sea.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
They stumbled on the craggy rocks and exposed sea grape roots, but together in the darkness they struck out for the boat.
"The Day of the Dog" by Anderson Horne
Along the shore were stands of sea-grape trees, with a sweet purple fruit biting to the tongue.
"Caribbee" by Thomas Hoover
Grapes grew in profusion right down to the water's edge, that the very surge of the sea sometimes over-flowed them.
"Great Ralegh" by Hugh De Selincourt
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In poetry:

As the grape comes to the vine,
The fruit to the tree;
As the wind comes to the pine,
And the tide to the sea;
"Ultima Thule: The Poet And His Songs" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
They rested by the coral throne,
And by the pearly diadem;
Where the pale sea-grape had o'ergrown
The glorious dwellings made for them.
"The Sea Diver" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
They say the spring holds many grapes
And green promises of fruit in the summer.
Give me your lips, Œnia, and let winter seas
Lash the cliffs and snows bite the grape.
We shall have passion without the sound of bees.
"The Progress Of Œnia" by Allen Tate

In news:

What's Blooming in Paradise: Sea Grape ( Coccoloba uvifera).
Dozens of workers, including those who enjoy being paid in wine, snip thousands of grapes in a sea of purple and green.
Pan-Seared Black Sea Bass with Endives and Grapes.
Estero Island Historical Society volunteer Jo Hughes knows a thing or two about sea grape jelly.
What's Blooming in Paradise: Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera).
And that's certainly helping to get more people drinking their Deep Sea wines, which are made from grapes that grow 20 miles or less from the Pacific Ocean.
The grapes from Castello della Sala are produced in vineyards located at altitudes between 660 – 1325 feet above sea level.
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