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  • n. Plural form of gourd.


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  • Find a small gourd (wild gourds or ‘tree gourds’ may work).

    Chapter 6

  • Like us, they carried water in gourds from the river.

    Chapter XIII

  • In New Guinea, by contrast, the wearing of Kotekas, or penis sheaths made from specially-grown gourds, is still {according to Wikipedia} going strong.

    Merkins and Kotekas and Codpieces, Oh My!

  • Without a moment's delay, some of them cut great palm-branches to interpose between the burning house and the overhanging eaves of our dwelling; others tore apart the framework, scattered the bundles of plants, and beat the flames with green branches; while the Tenimber natives poured on water, which they carried in gourds and bamboos from the sea close by.

    Insulinde: Experiences of a Naturalist's Wife in the Eastern Archipelago

  • But you’re thought about penis gourds is an interesting case in point.

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  • In the deep fried method, the main veggies used are cabbage and carrots, which are relatively dry compared to gourds, which is why I used a portion of watery gourd to give the volume and lightness while steaming, going by the logic that using very dry vegetables in the balls would lead to tough bouncy balls after steaming.

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  • They are called gourds and they're used to drink mate (pronounced mah-tay) which tastes a little like very strong and bitter green tea. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • Finger pinches of salt, various hand or finger measures of sugar and a variety of local containers such as gourds, coconut shells and tin cans have been tried for standard water volume.

    Chapter 10

  • The "gourds," or fruit, are of the color and size of an orange bitter to the taste, causing colic, and exciting the nerves, eaten freely they would occasion such a derangement of the stomach and bowels as to be followed by death.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Shillong, July 14: Residents of Umklai village in Meghalaya have joined hands to float a cooperative society to become self reliant by making various products of daily use from sponge gourds which is locally available in abundance. News Feed


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