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  • noun Plural form of cress.

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Examples

  • Wright's basket, folks 'ull buy, for they know as my cresses and oranges ain't to be beat in Liverpool. "

    A Girl of the People

  • The chef tops everything with a colorful bouquet of fresh asparagus tips, purple potato, butter cup lettuce, green beans and five types of cresses.

    'Flower Pot,' at The Krug Room

  • Aresa, a Denmark-based biotech company, had genetically modified thale-cresses and later tobacco to change color when their roots come in contact with a chemical released into the soil by decaying explosives.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Aresa, a Denmark-based biotech company, had genetically modified thale-cresses and later tobacco to change color when their roots come in contact with a chemical released into the soil by decaying explosives.

    Genetically Modified Ordnance

  • Rashid would be = garden-cresses or stones: Rashíd the heaven-directed.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I reached to the smallest plants, the tiny single-leaved cresses, the strands of algae that waited in the stagnant ponds at the side of the road.

    Renegade's Magic

  • Water-cresses, perhaps; or perhaps water-gruel, and water-milk; too many land-babies do so likewise.

    The Water Babies

  • There was baked leg of mutton at the top, boiled leg of mutton at the bottom, pair of fowls and leg of pork in the middle; porter – pots at the corners; pepper, mustard, and vinegar in the centre; vegetables on the floor; and plum – pudding and apple – pie and tartlets without number: to say nothing of cheese, and celery, and water – cresses, and all that sort of thing.

    Sketches by Boz

  • Tibbs sat down at the bottom of the table, and began eating water – cresses like a Nebuchadnezzar.

    Sketches by Boz

  • They say that he spent two whole years in a cowshed, living on cresses and the milk of a cow brought from Switzerland, breathing as seldom as he could, and never speaking a word.

    A Woman of Thirty

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