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Usage examples for cress

  1. Barbara held out a bunch of the cress. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
  2. The streams shrunken to rivulets that trickled through crevices between broad flat stones and oozed through beds of water- cress and crow- foot, horse- mint and pickerel- weed, the wells low, cisterns empty, and recourse for water to barrels and the sunken ponds. – The Heart Of The Hills by John Fox, Jr.
  3. Between the wooden pillars of the stoep dangled curtains yet other, of chopped, dyed, and threaded bamboo, while whitewashed drain- pipes, packed with earth and set on end, overflowed with Indian cress, flowering now in extravagant, gorgeous hues of red and brown, sulphur and orange. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  4. I have a real relish for water- cress, and it's a very long time since I had any. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  5. She penned in the geese with a small hurdle of wicker so that they should not get away; she set out the cherries and cress on one side and the eggs on the other; then she put the eggs in a bed of cress to set off their whiteness; then she waited. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
  6. " Good morning, Master Huntsman," said Little Red Riding Hood; " the old water- cress woman sends her service to you, and says there is game in the wind." – Bo-Peep Story Books by Anonymous
  7. Instead of fried potatoes, put some water- cress all around, add a few drops of vinegar, and serve. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  8. If served with the gravy only, add water- cress and lemon- juice or vinegar. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  9. Oh, we did have such lovely water- cress in the stream at home! – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  10. In this case, it's water- cress. – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  11. " I'll get the water- cress for you directly," he said with a return to his old dignity. – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  12. Tavia knew the peculiarities of a spring, and knew how to avoid the common penalty of wet feet when getting either cress or a drink " by hand." – Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School by Margaret Penrose
  13. He promised me some water- cress, but I couldn't wait for it. – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  14. The two girls laughed and made merry until they reached the market town, and there the good dog came to a halt, while Annette arranged her cress and lettuces and beans and potatoes in tempting rows upon the stall- standing beside them with such a patient smiling face, that many passers- by were induced to buy of her. – The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book by Constance Cary Harrison
  15. The water- cress is to be put on raw and cold. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
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