black-eyed pea

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n black-eyed pea eaten fresh as shell beans or dried
    • n black-eyed pea sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
    • n black-eyed pea fruit or seed of the cowpea plant
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Black-eyed pea a West Indian name for Dolichos sphærospermus and its seed.
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Usage

In literature:

The little girl daintily picked her way along the foot-path and through a short garden patch planted in onions and black-eyed peas.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
I liked black-eyed peas and still do till now.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
As nigh like him as one black-eyed pea looks like another.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Money meant no more to her than black-eyed peas.
"Molly Brown of Kentucky" by Nell Speed
The gal he found over thar in Big Fox Valley favors ye ez close ez two black-eyed peas.
"The Phantoms of the Foot-Bridge and Other Stories" by Charles Egbert Craddock
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In news:

While they flirted with the idea of bringing in Ashanti to replace Fergie, it seems the Black Eyed Peas have now decided to take an indefinite hiatus to allow all members to pursue solo projects and other interests outside of music.
For 2003's multiplatinum Elephunk, the Black Eyed Peas recruited sexy crooner Fergie and ditched ponderous rhymes in favor of smooth hooks, transforming themselves from the world's most boring rap group to hip-hop's brightest popsters.
The Black Eyed Peas (6 Albums).
During the Civil War, the Northern troops burned crops on Southern plantations but didn't bother with the fields of black-eyed peas.
Black-eyed peas are a subspecies of the cowpea.
Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.
There is a 1-pound bag of black-eye peas that has been in my cupboard for an.
) cans black-eyed peas , rinsed and drained 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 c. In bowl combine peas , tomatoes, green pepper, red onion, green onions and garlic.
Black-eyed Pea & Smoked Ham Soup.
The Black Eyed Peas — from left, apl.de.ap, Fergie, will.i.am and Taboo — will perform Tuesday and Wednesday in the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Add black-eyed pea mixture, tomatoes, chipotle pepper and hot sauce.
Black Eyed Peas Super Bowl's Halftime.
Black Eyed Peas did it all for the Wookie.
The Black Eyed Peas have gotten futuristic on our asses once again.
ESPN.com asked you to grade what you thought of the Black Eyed Peas performance.
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