Definitions

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  • n. vegetation, greenery
  • n. green vegetables used as food

Etymologies

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green +‎ stuff

Examples

  • "greenstuff" that had been gathered, in spite of all the difficulties which had been encountered in the attempt.

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  • There are seeming exceptions to this, such as the Inuit, but even Eskimos greedily consume what little greenstuff comes their way.

    Are we meat eaters or vegetarians? Part I | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Anni has some nommy greenstuff and beer aie be bringing teh cheez but nawt burgers n whine

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  • Dhaif-Allah went on splashing out his water, sure that after we had finished with our silliness someone would yet need and buy his greenstuff.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • We found it delicious, and since there was greenstuff about, good for camel food, decided to stay here the day while we searched for the

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • Between the bars of the rabbit hutch she thrust enough greenstuff to last the two little occupants for days; and everywhere she went she was accompanied by a legless magpie, which, in spite of its infirmity, hopped cheerily and quickly on its stumps.

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • She was on the look-out for her “vegetable man,” who drove in daily from the Springs with his greenstuff.

    Australia Felix

  • All the lush greenstuff seemed to be issuing its sap, till the air was deathly, sickly with the smell of greenness.

    The Prussian Officer and Other Stories

  • The men's gums had started to rot from the lack of greenstuff; he had had hard work to stop them from eating the horses, on which their lives might yet depend; he had kept the beasts exercised by having their forequarters hoisted up once a day in slings, and making the grooms shout and hit at them, so that they thrashed about and got into a sweat.

    Funeral Games

  • Boys left like me have had to choose between selling their favors to some actor in return for work, or going right to the bottom; the village fit-ups where, if they don't like you, you can make your supper off the fruit and greenstuff they throw.

    The Mask of Apollo

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