Usage examples for edible

  1. What plants are valuable for their edible roots, for their edible leaves, for their edible seeds? – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  2. Some suppers were classical scenes, others allegorical representations, always in the same edible form. – Fra Bartolommeo by Leader Scott (Re-Edited By Horace Shipp And Flora Kendrick)
  3. Or " The Edible Woman". – Point Spread Poems by Paul Cameron Brown
  4. In culinary usage fondue means " melting to an edible consistency" and this, of course, doesn't refer to cheese alone, although we use it chiefly for that. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  5. He was clever at fishing, and he showed us an edible sea- weed out of which he made good eating, and he discovered a spring of water- altogether he kept us alive. – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  6. " Hm- m, they probably weren't edible," Adair MacKenzie suddenly remembered the meal he had found so distasteful a short time before. – Nan Sherwood on the Mexican Border by Annie Roe Carr
  7. Scott and his famishing men could not find edible roots. – The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
  8. Neither owl nor night- jar came in sight; but his attention was attracted to an object edible as either, and which promised to relieve him from the pangs he was suffering. –  by
  9. But mayn't there be edible fruits in the other planets? – The British Barbarians by Grant Allen
  10. " Yours," replied Diana meekly, " but I had thought that some edible portion besides the pope's nose and the neck ought to be left on them." – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  11. Nature is kind to the fox in his arctic home, and in the winter turns his coat snow white so that he may easily escape his enemies- especially men, who seek his beautiful fur and edible body. – The Human Side of Animals by Royal Dixon
  12. How the volcano that I knew to be raging below in the kitchen could have brought forth anything more edible than molten paving stones I was at a loss to imagine. – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross
  13. Of course he can eat mine, if you think it is edible. – Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  14. These she casually spilled at each of our places and added a dirty and grease- stained card containing an itemized list of all the things the mind of man had as yet been able to conceive as edible at breakfast. – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  15. The creeks were alive with fish of many kinds, and their surfaces dotted with the heads of edible turtles. – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock
  16. The mastodon flesh, a delicacy, was so well- preserved that it was still edible. – Deepfreeze by Robert Donald Locke
  17. I ordered one trolley- car to be ready at eight, and a large variety of good things edible and drinkable, the latter to be held subject to the demand- notes of our guests. – The Enchanted Typewriter by John Kendrick Bangs
  18. The edible nests are a luxury in China, where they are used in soups. – The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines by Hezekiah Butterworth
  19. But he wouldn't have known an edible root from any other kind. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  20. If you prefer them surrounding the bird bath, you will have more chance for bird study, but they will come without that if you give them a chance and plenty of edible berries all the year round. – Garden Ornaments by Mary H. Northend