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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Herbs or vegetables collectively; a kitchen-garden.

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Examples

  • It was a little farmhouse surrounded with about twenty acres of vineyard, about as much corn, and close to the house on one side was a potagerie of an acre and a half, full of everything which could make plenty in a

    A Mystery with a Moral

  • —It was a little farm-house, surrounded with about twenty acres of vineyard, about as much corn—and close to the house, on one side, was a potagerie of an acre and a half, full of everything which could make plenty in a French peasant’s house—and on the other side was a little wood, which furnish’d wherewithal to dress it.

    68. The Supper

  • It was a little farm-house, surrounded with about twenty acres of vineyard, about as much corn, and close to the house, on one side, was a _potagerie_ of an acre and a half, full of everything which could make plenty in a French peasant's house; and, on the other side, was a little wood, which furnished wherewithal to dress it.

    The Bed-Book of Happiness

  • - It was a little farm - house, surrounded with about twenty acres of vineyard, about as much corn; - and close to the house, on one side, was a potagerie of an acre and a half, full of everything which could make plenty in a French peasant's house; - and, on the other side, was a little wood, which furnished wherewithal to dress it.

    A Sentimental Journey

  • -- It was a little farm - house, surrounded with about twenty acres of vineyard, about as much corn; -- and close to the house, on one side, was a potagerie of an acre and a half, full of everything which could make plenty in a

    A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

  • It was a little farm-house, surrounded with about twenty acres of vineyard, about as much corn; — and close to the house, on one side, was a potagerie of an acre and a half, full of everything which could make plenty in a French peasant’s house; — and, on the other side, was a little wood, which furnished wherewithal to dress it.

    A sentimental journey through France and Italy

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