rough pea

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rough pea a weak-stemmed winter annual native to Mediterranean region for long established in southern United States; cultivated as a cover and pasture crop
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Usage

In literature:

The man was clad in a rough pea-jacket, and bore traces of smoke and grime upon his face and hands.
"The Doings Of Raffles Haw" by Arthur Conan Doyle
His dress, from the rough pea-jacket to the unornamented moccasins, was severely plain.
"The Silent Places" by Steward Edward White
What honest genuine hearts are lying buttoned beneath those rough pea-jackets!
"The Great Lone Land" by W. F. Butler
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In news:

Janna Pea, a spokeswoman for one of the workers' groups, adds that she expects some 1,000 of the roughly 4,000 chain stores to be hit with walkouts Friday.
Department of Transportation is warning of a rough ride for those driving four-wheel-drive vehicles on storm-damaged N.C 12 on Pea Island.
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