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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fruit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bearing fruit.


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  • I love fruit desserts; I opt for something fruited over something not almost any time … Understanding what to look for in ripeness or the names of fruit allows the reader to feel more comfortable in purchasing something they might not have in the past.

    Rustic Fruit Desserts

  • Enjoy beautiful fall colors on red maples, yellow ginkgos and fruited trees in the museum's permanent collection during peak season. 10 a. m.-4 p.m.

    Green Scene: The bounty of fall includes tours, lectures and workshops

  • There's no doubt it is happening all across the fruited plain.

    Mitch Daniels and the austerity trap

  • Native to America, the Concord and its peers like Niagara (the love child of the Concord and Cassady grape; first fruited in 1872), Jupiter (a seedless variety released by the University of Arkansas in 1998) and Delaware (discovered circa 1850 in Ohio), make only a brief cameo at markets during late summer and early fall.

    Flight of the Concords

  • Mulcahy and any other employee across the fruited plain have the legal right to organize, and Skico is prohibited from waylaying same.

    Michael Conniff: Con Games: Snow Job in Aspen Skico Pay Stinkeroo

  • Yes, a "debate" that has been raging in editorial offices all across the fruited plane, as I noted in this May 17, 2009, post (scroll down to #4).

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • "I'm vegetable and fruited up," said 29-year-old producer and regular apple eater, Patrick Straub.

    Getting Artsy-Cartsy

  • I can't blame people for buying them – spiced, fruited breads are delicious at any time of year – but equally, I do regret the spreading of their brief season.

    How to cook perfect hot cross buns

  • Nigella infuses the milk and melted butter with cardamom, cloves and orange zest before adding it to the flour and yeast, confessing, "I have gone rather cardamom-mad recently, but this short, aromatic infusion gives a heavenly scent to the little fruited buns later."

    How to cook perfect hot cross buns

  • Some American recipes suggest piping the cross on in icing, or "cream cheese frosting", but that seems akin to covering them in hundreds and thousands: the all-important Easter symbol should be in plain, muscular dough, preferably with a pinch of salt to contrast with the sweetness of the fruited bread.

    How to cook perfect hot cross buns


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