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  • n. Plural form of gooseberry.


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  • The French had covered the front with a chain of _chevaux de frise_, but this was not considered a sufficient obstacle, so that concertina wire and "gooseberries" had to be put out in front of the _chevaux de frise_.

    The Story of the "9th King's" in France

  • Prepare the pudding batter as indicated in the foregoing Number, and when you have poured one-half of it into the greased pie-dish, strew about two pounds of any kind of fruit upon this, such as gooseberries, currants, plums, cherries, etc., and then pour the remainder of the batter all over the fruit.

    A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes

  • On some farms large quantities of fruit are grown -- such as gooseberries, currants, plums, and damsons.

    The Toilers of the Field

  • Ordinary bottled fruits, such as gooseberries, currants, raspberries, rhubarb, damsons, cranberries, etc., can be used for making fruit pies, or they can be sent to table simply as stewed fruit.

    Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery A Manual of Cheap and Wholesome Diet

  • The fact that one field, now given over to gooseberries, has long been known as the cherry orchard and that old villagers used to talk of the great cherry trees that once grew there tells of local fruit-growing in earlier times.

    Country diary: West Lambrook, Somerset

  • We also have numerous beds of bush fruits: raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, and redcurrants.

    My Garden, part 4 « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Yes | No | Report from Rory wrote 1 year 5 days ago gooseberries, mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm good

    Favorite wild berry?

  • In India, it is common to eat gooseberries after they have been pickled with salt, oil, and spices.

    Indian Gooseberry Grows Profits for Farmers

  • A nice enough flourless almond cake, a pleasant elderberry panna cotta, and a pile of gooseberries sat on a plate, as if assembled from a buffet at random.

    Restaurant review: the Crooked Well

  • The nose is nicly citrusy and grassy with hints of basil and gooseberries.



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