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  • noun Plural form of marrow.

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Examples

  • It was much later in life that I realised that marrows are easy to grow and need very little attention apart from regular watering.

    Family life

  • OK, we are having plenty of beetroot and marrows and now we have cucumbers.

    Work Camp 1203 L

  • For her part, Gauger does not recognize vegetable marrows, once a staple of the British table (alas), speculating that those shown in an illustration by Arthur Rackham could be "water-melon sized cucumbers or giant leeks."

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  • I was reminded of this on an allotment last week, where families were despairing of their late-season gluts of tomatoes and beans and marrows.

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  • When we came here we put in a garden and believe me we got some great crops particularly of tomatoes, marrows, peas, beans and cabbage, and so many cucumbers, we could not keep up with them and quite a few went woody on us.

    Work Camp 1203 L

  • For her part, Gauger does not recognize vegetable marrows, once a staple of the British table (alas), speculating that those shown in an illustration by Arthur Rackham could be "water-melon sized cucumbers or giant leeks."

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  • I tamed the garden one little area at a time, growing runner beans, tomatoes and, best of all, marrows see my photograph above which the children were keen to water and nurture, tucking clean straw beneath them.

    Family life

  • On the contrary, my mother's cheese pudding was great, her stuffed marrows magnificent, her scotch eggs a crisp, lingering memory across the years.

    The past in a pineapple ring | Peter Preston

  • London's streets are in need of trees; but beans, tomatoes, marrows and potatoes (with their beautiful flowers) would make many of them more attractive, too.

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  • The room divided into those who turned their feverish faces toward the cold drafts whistling through the cracks and those who huddled beside the fire, unable to melt the frost that gripped their marrows.

    Raven Speak

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