runner bean


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n runner bean long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths; a favorite in Britain
    • n runner bean tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain
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In literature:

Bean (scarlet runner) : Koordala.
"Journals of Australian Explorations" by A C and F T Gregory
The ex-steward was delighted to see him, and after showing him various curios picked up during his voyages, took him to the small yard in the rear festooned with scarlet-runner beans, and gave him a chair in full view of the neighbours.
"At Sunwich Port, Complete" by W.W. Jacobs
Among the pole beans are the pole limas, wax and scarlet runner.
"The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming." by Ellen Eddy Shaw
Put into the centre of the bowl some cold dressed French beans or scarlet runners, and before serving pour over some good mayonnaise.
"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
You sow blue beans, and rear scarlet runners.
"Verses for Children" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
In the kitchen department, kidney-beans may be sown, and at the latter end of the month scarlet-runners and French-beans may be planted.
"The Book of Sports:" by William Martin
Suitable garden vines for study are climbing nasturtium, scarlet runner bean, and Japanese hop.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Stake the later runner beans.
"Small Gardens" by Violet Purton Biddle
And Gud took a scarlet runner bean and put it in a pot and lit a fire of cactus thorns and set the pot to boil.
"The Book of Gud" by Dan Spain
To these may be added on the same ground dwarf or French beans, and runner or climbing beans.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
Sow scarlet and white runner beans for a late crop, and cabbages for coleworts.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7" by Various
A special prize offered by the Earl of Chatfield for the best collection of runner-beans.
"The Vanity Girl" by Compton Mackenzie
"Paper-bag Cookery" by Vera Serkoff