from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The pod of the pea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The legume or pericarp of the pea; a pea-pod.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. husk of a pea; edible in some garden peas
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I have seen the sun ripening nutmegs and cloves, and here, it can hardly fill a peasecod, by Jupiter.
In this fashion you may make peasecod stuff of preserved quinces, pippins, pears, or preserved plums in puff paste.
-- I have seen the sun ripening nutmegs and cloves, and here, it can hardly fill a peasecod, by Jupiter.
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