pea green

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pea green a shade of green tinged with yellow
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Usage

In literature:

You aren't a bit pea-green.
"Little Miss Grouch" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
In front of the post office stood a boy with a faded pea-green cap, hung rakishly over one ear.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
Lamb and green peas were the regulation dinner.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Wash and soak 1-1/2 cupfuls of dried green peas over night.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
He grabbed up a handful of green peas and tossed them to Fatty.
"The Tale of Jimmy Rabbit" by Arthur Scott Bailey
Have you any green peas?
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Green peas shelled in little measures, ready to cook.
"Dorothy's Travels" by Evelyn Raymond
Young green peas, well dressed, are among the most delicious delicacies of the vegetable kingdom.
"A Poetical Cook-Book" by Maria J. Moss
Meals for the day: turnips, peas and green apples.
"The Escape of a Princess Pat" by George Pearson
Don't you let 'im get my nice green peas.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
He is a pessimist and has a pea-green liver.
"The Making of Bobby Burnit" by George Randolph Chester
Peas, green, and carrots on toast.
"New Vegetarian Dishes" by Mrs. Bowdich
All peas, for picking while green, are more convenient when bushed.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
Meantime, peas and cabbages and many a "green" besides grew and flourished under old man Spafford's fostering care.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 26, July 1880." by Various
Green peas, new turnips, or new potatoes, may replace the first named vegetables.
"The Cooking Manual of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery" by Juliet Corson
He enjoyed his roast chicken and green peas.
"Leonore Stubbs" by L. B. Walford
Quails and Green Peas.
"Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode" by Harriet A. de Salis
Green peas should be boiled in very little water, boil twenty minutes.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
Spinach or green peas pressed through a sieve are the first vegetables allowed.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
Green peas gain a perfectly exquisite flavour when cooked in a paper bag, but a certain amount of care is required.
"Paper-bag Cookery" by Vera Serkoff
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In poetry:

Two rows of cabbages,
Two of curly-greens
Two rows of early peas,
Two of kidney beans.
"In the Ambulance" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Two rows of cabbages,
Two of curly-greens
Two rows of early peas,
Two of kidney beans.
"In the Ambulance" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Who would not willingly forsake
Kindred and Home, without a fuss,
For Icing from a Birthday Cake,
Or juicy fat Asparagus,
And journey over countless seas
For New Potatoes and Green Peas?
"Enough is as Good as a Feast" by Harry Graham
There seated, mark, wi' ardour keen,
The skelloch bright 'mang corn sae green,
The purpled pea, and speckled bean;
A fragrant store!
And vessels sailing, morn, and een,
To 'Stirling shore.'
"The Links O' Forth : Or, A Parting Peep At The Carse O' Sterling" by Hector MacNeill
So, why blame us in peevish gloom,
And charge us with this grievous sin?
They may involve the land in doom;
But our job's done; we've got 'em in.
As from the pod come peas all green
We turn 'em out with our machine.
"Consummation " by C J Dennis
Out by a green door; down a flight uv stairs;
Along a passige; up another flight;
Through 'arf a dozen rooms, broadcastin' scares
To twenty yellow men, pea-green with fright;
Me an' the parson, through that 'eathen land,
Trips 'and in 'and.
"'Ave a 'eart!" by C J Dennis

In news:

Black-eyed Peas and Collard Greens.
Using leftover black-eyed peas and collard greens.
How many of you prepared enough black-eyed peas, greens, and cornbread on New Year's Day to feed the neighborhood.
Green Gnocchi With Peas and Fresh Sage Butter.
1 pound green split peas.
Quinoa Pilaf With Sweet Peas and Green Garlic.
Of a bag of frozen green peas.
Add peas and cook until tender and bright green, about 2 minutes.
From a pea -green kitchen to a bath in lime stripes, we've rounded up more than 40 of our favorite green spaces.
While still awaiting New England's leafy greens and brimming farmers' markets, you can taste the season's warmth with the arrival of crisp and crunchy spring peas .
A vibrant orange-and-green "Sweet Peas " shower with a contemporary spin is perfect for celebrating the birth of two or more babies.
Gray-green foliage that is somewhat similar to an edible pea .
The lake that's home to the long-running Tommy Bartlett ski show has gone from pea green to a more aesthetically pleasing color.
Green Giant Frozen Sweet Peas vs Fresh-Picked Peas.
1/3 cup green peas or shredded carrots.
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In science:

Multiple forms of carboxylesterases in the green bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and pea (Pisum sativum L.).
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
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