from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The shrub, bush, or bramble producing any of the kinds of raspberry.
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The blackbirds, the thrushes, the white-throats, and even that very shy bird the goldfinch had their nests and bred up their young ones in great abundance, all about this little spot, constantly the play-place of six children; and one of the latter had its nest and brought up its young ones in a _raspberry-bush_, within two yards of a walk, and at the time that we were gathering the ripe raspberries.
It was a little squirrel clambering up a raspberry-bush, eating the raspberries as he went along.
"We also had natural cures for insect bites, such as the use of raspberry-bush leaves or the application of red-willow-bark compresses."
_raspberry-bush_, within two yards of a walk, and at the time that we were gathering the ripe raspberries.
Advice to Young Men And (Incidentally) to Young Women in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life. In a Series of Letters, Addressed to a Youth, a Bachelor, a Lover, a Husband, a Father, a Citizen, or a Subject.
"Why, after a day or two, we must carry him back to his raspberry-bush, and let him go.