hubbard squash

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hubbard squash large football-shaped winter squash with a warty grey-green rind
    • n hubbard squash any of several winter squash plants producing large greyish-green football-shaped fruit with a rough warty rind
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Usage

In literature:

She says all my apples are the size of Hubbard squashes, my eggs all double-yolked, and my cornfields tropical jungles.
"The Friendly Road" by (AKA David Grayson) Ray Stannard Baker
Hubbard squash is nice cooked in the same manner.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
The Hubbard Squash should be grown in hills seven feet apart, and three plants allowed to a hill.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
And why were the Hubbard squashes so tasteless and why was maple syrup so very different?
"The Holy Cross and Other Tales" by Eugene Field
Great Hubbard squashes, wasn't I in love then!
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
A small motor, the size of a medium Hubbard squash operated a washing machine and wringer on wash days.
"Electricity for the farm" by Frederick Irving Anderson
In squashes the Hubbard and Boston Marrow are standbys, and that little Perfect Gem is likely to prove A No.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 4, January 26, 1884" by Various
Later he would sally forth and carry out his artistic dreams on my Hubbard squashes.
"Old Plymouth Trails" by Winthrop Packard
Cut Hubbard squash in pieces for serving.
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
His subsequent life was as empty of adventure, variety, sin or success as the life of a Hubbard squash.
"The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon" by Richard Connell
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In news:

Morning Glory Farm has offered to donate approximately 8,000 pounds of potatoes and 2 and a half bushels of Hubbard squash and pumpkins to Island Grown Gleaning.
A vegetarian stew of hubbard squash, pinto beans, carrots, and tomatoes seasoned with chipotle chili and herbs.
Peeled and cut up butternut, acorn, blue hubbard or other winter squash 1 lb.
Lexey Swall/Staff Sweet dumpling squash, acorn squash, goldcorn squash, delicate squash, spaghetti squash, and hubbard squash.
From MIX magazine comes this classic pie recipe using roasted squash, such as kabocha, Hubbard or sugar pie pumpkin.
Any winter squash will do—calabaza, butternut or Hubbard squash —or a cooking pumpkin, such as a sugar pumpkin.
Starchy winter squashes like buttercup, sunshine, kabocha and blue hubbard roast best, in my opinion, because the starch adds body and the chunks don't wither away.
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