wild raspberry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wild raspberry the common European raspberry; fruit red or orange
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Usage

In literature:

The next morning, as he was picking and eating wild raspberries, he was seen by a wood-chopper named Lamson.
"Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains" by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
It was pretty well grown over with wild raspberries and climbers.
"Robbery Under Arms" by Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
Perhaps upon wild raspberries.
"Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard" by Eleanor Farjeon
Then she explored on the other side in a thicket of hazels and wild raspberries, and presently her perseverance was rewarded.
"Huntingtower" by John Buchan
Near Lake Sandford, where were large tracks of raspberry and wild cherry, I saw numbers of them.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
Wild currants and raspberries were ripening, and Baree was fond of these.
"Baree, Son of Kazan" by James Oliver Curwood
They are rich in beautiful mosses and the wild raspberry.
"Summer on the Lakes, in 1843" by S.M. Fuller
There is an abundance of wild fruits here; the raspberries, in particular, being specially fine in size, and delicious in flavour.
"In Eastern Seas" by J. J. Smith
A profusion of wild raspberries were growing in the woods.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
On the third day, after a sleepless night, he ate a few wild raspberries.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
Wild blackberries and raspberries abound in this district.
"The Pearl of India" by Maturin M. Ballou
Wild raspberries as large as life.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
Near the top, where the large boughs parted, the wild raspberry twined its branches and looked like a hanging garden.
"Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
The corn turned golden, and there were expeditions for wild raspberries.
"Carnival" by Compton Mackenzie
It feeds on violet leaves, also on the wild raspberry and nettle.
"British Butterfiles" by W. S. Coleman
A variety of fruits grow wild, such as strawberries, raspberries, currants, and gooseberries; so does rice.
"The Perils and Adventures of Harry Skipwith" by W.H.G. Kingston
Two little girls, out picking wild raspberries, brought word of the trouble.
"A Northern Countryside" by Rosalind Richards
Onawandah cooked birds for her to eat, and made a pleasant drink of the wild-raspberry leaves to quench her thirst.
"Spinning-Wheel Stories" by Louisa May Alcott
The wild raspberries grew in great profusion near every ledge of rock in the vicinity of the ranche.
"The Ranche on the Oxhide" by Henry Inman
But there are many birds who eat berries having in them seeds, such as raspberries, blackberries, and all kinds of wild fruit.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller
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In poetry:

I dwell in a lonely house I know
That vanished many a summer ago,
And left no trace but the cellar walls,
And a cellar in which the daylight falls,
And the purple-stemmed wild raspberries grow.
"Ghost House" by Robert Frost

In news:

Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalHeather Pier, left, owner of The Wild Raspberry in Newcastle, serves a cup of berry tea to Newcastle resident Kathryn McRoberts Wednesday at the new eatery located just off Interstate 80.
The selections include Blueberry and Wild Raspberry Honeys from Maine.
Participants on a recent hike at the preserve encountered a black bear and cub just beyond this grove, where wild raspberries and blueberries provide nourishment for the abundant wildlife.
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