cherry plum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cherry plum small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit
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Usage

In literature:

The cherries and plums covered the grass, amid the dissolving hailstones.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
The pear and quince are of similar structure, but the peach, plum and cherry are simple ripened pistils.
"The Apple-Tree" by L. H. Bailey
Cherries, plums, and chestnuts I did not see in Peru, yet I believe the climate of the Sierra is very favorable to their growth.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
Cherry stepped back meekly until Plum walked ahead, for the cows were all well bred and knew their place.
"In Orchard Glen" by Marian Keith
Give grandam kingdom, and it grandam will Give it a plum, a cherry, and a fig!
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. X (of X) - America - II, Index" by Various
This process answers equally well for apricots, plums, and cherries.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
Omelets of blackberries, peaches, stewed or preserved fruit, such as cherries, plums, etc., are also made the same way.
"Desserts and Salads" by Gesine Lemcke
Next comes the plum, needing, perhaps, a little more pruning than the cherry or quince, but much less than the other fruits.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
The peach, apricot, plum, quince and cherry are also cultivated with success.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
The vineyards and the quince, peach, plum and cherry orchards, have reached the stage of full bearing.
"Solaris Farm" by Milan C. Edson
Stoned fruits, viz: cherries, plums and persimmons, 102 13.
"The History of Virginia, in Four Parts" by Robert Beverley
Prunus Avium, cerasifera (Cherry Plum).
"Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens" by Ernest Thomas Cook
Almonds, as well as peaches, pears, plums, cherries and apricots, come mainly from the north.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
The yellow plum has a large stone; the red one grows in the form of a grape, like cherry-plums.
"The Green Book" by Mór Jókai
In cooking acid fruits, such as cranberries, plums, and cherries, less sugar is required if added after cooking.
"Better Meals for Less Money" by Mary Green
For a very early cherry-like Plum for home use, the Berger is excellent.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Peaches, cherries, pomegranates, and plums are also cultivated, but have not yet received much attention from the villagers.
"Kashmir" by Sir Francis Edward Younghusband
They consisted of carrots, potatoes, cabbage, sugar, eels, cinnamon, cherries, plums, and small pieces of pork.
"Mal Moulée" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Among wild fruits are the cherry, plum, grape, strawberry, blackberry and raspberry.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
If you use plums or cherries for any sort of cooking, stone them first.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
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In poetry:

Blossom on the plum,
Wild wind and merry;
Leaves upon the cherry,
And one swallow come.
"March" by Nora Jane Hopper Chesson
Now the cherry-lipped maid
Unto orchard bower hath stray'd,
Where the plums are all dropping adown
And the apple, bright as gold,
On the soft green sward hath roll'd,
And the sweet pear so melting and brown.
"Autumn And Winter." by Samuel Bamford

In news:

A week or so ago, when "Hockey Night in Canada" fruitcake Don Cherry went all Archie Bunker on Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals' star handled the situation with a plum.
Jacques Pépin's chilled compote of quick-stewed plums, Bing cherries and berries in a light wine—and—black currant syrup is a refreshing alternative to summertime pie.
Enlarge Katie Selden Mlive.com Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller looks up at the Newport cherry plum tree planted by the Kalamazoo Downtown Lions Club on Tuesday, July 17.
Pale confetti blows through the sidewalks, and a riot of pink blossoms fill the streets—it's springtime, and the cherry plum (purple-leaf) trees are delighted.
Meals and/or snacks will be served to all enrolled children at no additional charge, at the commons Dining Hall at Plum and Cherry Streets.
You can fill it with any combination of apricots, peaches, plums, cherries or nectarines.
This includes peaches, plums, nectarines and their soft-fruit cousins as well as cherries.
Try these recipes with peaches, cherries, plums, nectarines, apricots or mangoes.
Peaches, cherries, plums — poached, stewed, sautéed.
Water-bath or boiling-water methods of canning can be used for high acid foods such as pickles, gooseberries, apricots, plums, apples, blackberries, sour cherries, peaches, sauerkraut, pears and tomatoes.
The finished product is deep, dark purple in the glass with intense aromas and flavors of plums, black cherries and blackberries with a concentrated finish of mocha, vanilla and spice with a hint of coffee.
Plum tomatoes, cherry tomatoes and tomato paste ensure that this soup is ultra-tomatoey.
Cherry, Peach, Apricot, and Plum Desserts.
Full of sweet black-cherry and plum-jam flavors, it's also organically grown and vinified, using only natural yeast—as are all Coturri wines.
They range from hardy little cherry plums and sand cherries to hybrids with the hardiness of natives, sweet European plums , and sweet or tart Japanese plums .
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