from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See sour gum.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Nyssa sylvatica, a medium-sized deciduous tree of North America.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A North American tree (Nyssa multiflora) with very tough wood, handsome oval polished leaves, and very acid berries, -- the sour gum, or common tupelo. See tupelo.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See piperidge.
- n. The black-gum, sour-gum, or tupelo. See black-gum and Nyssa. Also piperidge.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. columnar tree of eastern North America having horizontal limbs and small leaves that emerge late in spring and have brilliant color in early fall
The pepperidge is almost purple, and some of the ashes approach the same shade during certain seasons.
I'm still occasionally breaking out in hives after eating (in the late evening, mostly), but have lost many of the other symptoms and am feeling much better (just grumpy: no Entemann's crumb donuts, no pepperidge farm oatmeal raisin cookies, no bagels, no etc.)
We do onions celeray, pecans (or chestnuts), cranberries, pepperidge farm stuffing cubes, and chicken stock. some seasonings.
Oh yes, I went through my phases too, of comfort-and-convenience foods - there was a peanut butter sandwich phase, then a poha phase, which ended prematurely when the mega-packet of rice flakes ran out and I refused to make a trip to Queens to buy another ... followed by a bread-pizza phase (pepperidge farm sliced bread, topped with pasta sauce and sprinkled with pre-shredded cheese) ...
Recuperating at this point seems to involve eating tiny amounts of pepperidge farm butterfly crackers and reading Tamora Pierce novels.
He was out there a long time, absorbing the sights, sounds, smells of the earth, pepperidge trees, terns and water, until his fingertips were blue and he felt a pain in his sewn-up leg.
Wolf hunkered down beneath a pepperidge tree, stared sightlessly at the grey water.
The brilliant autumnal tints of the sassafras, pepperidge, blue beech, viburnum, juneberry and sumach are strikingly attractive.
When the cherries are gone, they visit the sassafras and pepperidge trees, and the woodbine tangles.
Peltandra undulata.pennisetum. pennyroyal.pentstemon. peony.peppermint. pepperidge. pepper, red. perennials, cultivation of.