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  • adjective of a moderate yellow-green color that is greener and deeper than moss green and yellower and darker than pea green


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  • I particularly liked my entrée, which was a sort of soupe/crème de cresson -- fab!

    Restaurant Chez Marie

  • I think this are good with some bitter leaves like cresson alienois.

    foodbeam » Happy birthday Aida

  • I think this are good with some bitter leaves like cresson alienois.

    foodbeam » 2005 » October

  • The Fr. _cresson_, from It. _crescione_, which Mr. Wedgwood cites, points in the direction of

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 34, August, 1860

  • "Omelette aux fines herbes, et poulet roti aux cresson -- oui, monsieur."

    Sally Bishop A Romance

  • _ The French translators give _cresson sauvage_, wild cress, as the equivalent.

    The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503

  • Le cresson boit; l'eau court; les frênes sur les pentes,

    Laudator Temporis Acti

  • Chuck Felton, who lives in Lakehills, Texas, has been researching the history and stories of Cresson Sanatorium, which he has compiled into a mc-tb-cresson-chuck-felton-yv-0712-20100712

    Columnist: Stephen Miller

  • _chapon roti au cresson_; _asperge au branches_; _glace au chocolat_; _caf‚_; or: _potage au Cr‚cy_; _turbot aux cƒpres_;

    Manners and Social Usages

  • Advocate's Box, and before the Queen upon the seat of justice, with all her ladies round her, he pleaded several important causes both for the prosecution and for the defence, "et faisait rage d'alleguer loix, chapitres, et decisions, et luy croissoit le latin en la bouche comme le cresson à la guelle d'un four," the whole being a satire on the well-known Norman passion for a lawsuit, which was appreciated as much by the good people of Rouen as by their royal visitors.

    The Story of Rouen


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