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  • v. Present participle of tassel.


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  • The most critical period for corn yields is between three weeks before tasselling to two weeks after pollination.

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  • As far as farmers were concerned, they wanted good rainfall during the grain filling and tasselling stages of their crops, which was now.

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  • The four-post bed was of azure blue velvet, with flowered work and rich gold and silver tasselling.

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  • The hot sun blazed fiercely down on his thinly clad back, and he noticed as he struggled through the tasselling corn that the leaves were already firing about the roots.

    The Wind Before the Dawn

  • He held in, however, so powerful as his nature would let him until the signs heartened the man for a dash at last, and 'twas by Hound's Pool on a May day with the bluebells beside the water, and the cherry blossom tasselling over their heads -- that he told the girl she was the light of his spring and the breath of his life.

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  • We know when the first violets are blowing in the woods, and we paint for ourselves the tasselling of the alder and the red of maple-buds.

    Meadow Grass Tales of New England Life

  • To the inhabitants of purely agricultural districts a loss of the annual harvest means deprivation, and perhaps hunger and famine; and naturally they have a constant realization of the fact that the welfare of their whole community is bound up in the promise of the heading wheat and tasselling corn.

    Watching the Crops

  • Still at a gallop we left these behind and entered a broad lane between fields of tasselling corn, where we saw a gallant sight.

    The Cavalier

  • Cynthia stood by the open window, where the sweet summer wind went by, laden with the fragrance of newly cut grasses and the silk of the corn that was just tasselling out.

    A Little Girl in Old Salem

  • Page 139 forward he had left behind him was scarcely more than just "shooting and tasselling."

    Eoneguski, or, the Cherokee Chief: A Tale of Past Wars. Vol. II.


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