Seed bag

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Seed bag (Artesian well) a packing to prevent percolation of water down the bore hole. It consists of a bag encircling the tubing and filled with flax seed, which swells when wet and fills the space between the tubing and the sides of the hole.
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Quotations

  • Virginia Woolf
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    “Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.”

Usage

In literature:

Even the little bags of seeds on the mantelpiece he put in rows and dusted.
"The Story of an African Farm" by (AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner
In the Mendoza bag there are the seeds or berries of what appears to be a small potato plant with a whitish flower.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
Daisy's flower seeds in neat little paper bags, all labelled, lay in a drawer of a three-legged table.
"Little Men" by Louisa May Alcott
About 9,000 bags of mustard seed and from 18,000 to 20,000 bags of rape seed are also imported thence.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
The seed is heated to the temperature of 170 degrees Fahr., when it is drawn off and placed in the bags.
"Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects" by John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caithness
There was a belt, too, crusted with seed pearls; and a hanging bag to match.
"Rosemary" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
They all go into a strong little bag, and the stones rub and press on the seeds.
"Chambers's Elementary Science Readers" by Various
The seed bag is a tube of strong leather some eighteen inches in length and about five inches in diameter.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, Issue 2, February, 1864" by Various
He was usually readin' seed catalogues and munchin' salted peanuts out of a paper bag.
"Torchy and Vee" by Sewell Ford
When he reached a suitable landing-place he took his bags of seeds on his back and trudged through the forest.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
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In poetry:

My cart it is upsets you! but in that cart behind
There's no dirt or rubbish, no bags of gold or wind!
There's potatoes there, and wine, and corn, and mustard-seed,
And a good can of milk, and some honey too, indeed!
"The Donkey In The Cart To The Horse In The Carriage" by George MacDonald

In news:

1 12 oz bag cranberries , washed 1 large orange, quartered and the seeds removed 2 cups sugar.
Recent Grommets include a stonelike soap that is handcrafted in Afghanistan using local ingredients, a grass seed that grows a lawn that only needs mowing once a month, and reusable cloth gift bags.
Designed for the high-speed filling of granular products such as pet food, rice, seed and salt, the Haver TOPLINE 2000 bag filler has a vertical bag magazine, and can be used with open-mouth bags made of paper, PE or woven PP.
The video shows how to make straight rows, neat aisles, seed correctly, and properly mark pollination bags.
The paper seed bag is quickly being replaced by bulk seed delivery and storage containers.
Seeds should be transferred to Ziploc bags or tightly lidded jars for keeping over the winter.
Just get bags of white millet, black sunflower seeds, cracked or whole corn and other varieties of seed from a feed store and mix them appropriately for the birds that visit your feeders .
Published Friday, Nov 23, 2012, at 12:01 p.m. Last month, a visitor delivered a small plastic bag containing several tree seeds to the Truman Library in Independence.
FAIRBANKS — After I'd completed all the direct seeding and transplanting this year, I realized that I had a bag of seed potatoes left over and no place to plant them.
Marines stack more than 1,600 bags of poppy seeds confiscated during a July raid in southern Helmand province.
The top 32 players were seeded according to LPGA rankings, then the rest of the field was paired up based solely upon numbered golf balls seeded players selected out of a bag.
Calculates correct target weight in open mouth bags with various seed counts including the popular 120,000 or 140,000 seeds .
Three entries required are Sample Seed Count, Sample Weight and Seeds Per Bag.
A customs officer found the narcotics inside bags of shrimp and seeds on a ship trying to enter Al Hamriya Port.
Non-treated seed, seed treated with seed safener, or seed treated with Concep and Gaucho systemic insecticide is available in 50-pound bags.
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