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  • n. Plural form of fennel.

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Examples

  • We get as many dog fennels and pine needles we can get and boil them.

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  • Good examples are bronze fennels, yellow or whitemulleins, tall umbels like thegreen flowered Peucedanum verticillare, thalictrums such as 'Elin' with purple-tinted young foliage or the daintier T. delaveyii with froths of mauve flowers, and our good friend Verbena bonariensis rewarding you in late summer with electric mauve clusters.

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  • Lots of BST cats on the four fennels in my garden.

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  • Claudet stoops to pick up a cartridge, a ball strikes him in the forehead, and, without a sound, he drops to the ground, among the noisome fennels which flourish in graveyards -- he drops, thinking of the clock of his native village.

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  • She even broke off two big fennels which she threw over her shoulders like a couple of trees.

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  • But, at this moment, Claudet stoops to pick up a cartridge, a ball strikes him in the forehead, and, without a sound, he drops to the ground, among the noisome fennels which flourish in graveyards -- he drops, thinking of the clock of his native village.

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  • He told me about green, orange, and red parrot mushrooms and parasol mushrooms and big cèpes called penny buns and bright, polka-dotted fly agarics "so huge they could fill a room" and mushrooms "like white fennels that grow from the shape of saucers into gilled cups."

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  • Mixed with fennels, wine, mushrooms and the flowery habaneros, this was a meal from above.

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  • You talk about these baby carrots - well, they've got no flavour, you talk about baby fennels or courgettes, they've got no flavour.

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