raspberry bush

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n raspberry bush woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
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Usage

In literature:

Philip turned and was busily hunting moths on the raspberry bushes when they reached the gate.
"A Girl Of The Limberlost" by Gene Stratton Porter
Taluta's companion had stopped at the first raspberry bushes, while she herself passed on to the next thicket.
"Old Indian Days" by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
All the trees must be pruned, the bushes and vines trimmed, and the gooseberries, currants, and raspberries thinned.
"At the Foot of the Rainbow" by Gene Stratton-Porter
It was growing dark when we approached a hut surrounded by the dense wood and wild raspberry bushes.
"Beasts, Men and Gods" by Ferdinand Ossendowski
She wandered into the fruit-garden, among the raspberry and currant bushes, without impetus to pick and eat.
"The Forsyte Saga, Volume III." by John Galsworthy
It was a little squirrel clambering up a raspberry-bush, eating the raspberries as he went along.
"Rollo at Play" by Jacob Abbott
Every yard of our way is lined with raspberry bushes bent with their rich, red burden.
"The New North" by Agnes Deans Cameron
Above this on a stony heap grew raspberry-bushes, and beside them stood a few small birch-trees.
"The Visionary" by Jonas Lie
There were plenty of raspberries upon the bushes, but they were not yet ripe.
"Mary Erskine" by Jacob Abbott
Well, no sooner had he done so than he heard some one crying over behind a raspberry bush.
"Uncle Wiggily's Travels" by Howard R. Garis
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In poetry:

The currant-bushes' spicy smell,
Homely and honest, likes me well,
The while on strawberries I feast,
And raspberries the sun hath kissed.
"The Choice" by Katharine Tynan
In a picture called ‘Angels from Heaven’
As a girl flyer Sally showed pluck
‘Till she fell with a crush in a raspberry bush
So the lads blew her out one for luck
"The Sobstuff Sister" by Billy Bennett

In news:

Akio Suyematshu, 84 in this 2007 photo, crawls in the rows of raspberry bushes on his Bainbridge Island farm to weed by hand.
The annual tree and shrub sale offers a wide selection of evergreen transplants, deciduous trees and shrubs, including fruit bushes – blueberry, raspberry and blackberry.
One of the best things I did in my garden a few years ago was to plant raspberry bushes.
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