Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The squash. See squash.

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Examples

  • Other insects that destroy garden vegetables are the well-known green cabbage-worm, the harlequin cabbage-bug, the cabbage hairworm, the asparagus-beetle, the squash-bug, the squash-vine borer, the striped cucumber or melon beetle, the melon aphis, the corn boll-worm, the cornstalk borer and many others.

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  • They acted Jack the Giant-killer in fine style, and the giant came tumbling headlong from a loft when Jack cut down the squash-vine running up a ladder and supposed to represent the immortal beanstalk.

    Ten American Girls From History

  • Not a single squash-vine could be detected tickling another squash-vine; each watermelon lay in the middle of his hill with a solemn expression on his large face; the tomatoes looked ashamed of being red; and only a suit of drab apiece seemed wanting, to make the pumpkins as respectably grave as the other members of the community.

    Eyebright A Story

  • They are less susceptible to squash-vine borers than other squash, and a mature butternut, harvested and hardened off in the garden for a few days, will keep for months indoors.

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  • They are less susceptible to squash-vine borers than other squash, and a mature butternut, harvested and hardened off in the garden for a few days, will keep for months indoors.

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  • A section of pie poetically wrapt in a broad leaf of the squash-vine, or pop-corn in its native tissue-paper, and advertising the new Dollar Store in Portland? "

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  • A section of pie poetically wrapt in a broad leaf of the squash-vine, or pop-corn in its native tissue-paper, and advertising the new Dollar Store in Portland? "

    Their Wedding Journey

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