Definitions of Fruits

  1. The fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds.

Usage examples for Fruits

  1. Each tree bears its own fruit, you see, and by their fruits you know them." – The Blue Flower, and Others by Henry van Dyke
  2. They felt secure on this point, and imagined that life could now produce nothing but pleasant flowers and fruits. – Undine by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque
  3. The king, however, would not touch the fruits till the maid had answered his questions. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  4. Money I have enough of, but I have a desire for the fruits of the earth. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  5. You are looking for the fruits of a perfect heart before you have got one. – Godliness by Catherine Booth
  6. Name fruits that grow about here. – Home Geography For Primary Grades by C. C. Long
  7. Now may all fruits be pleasant to thy lips, Beautiful Eve! – The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  8. It was part of the fruits of his reward. – The Crisis, Volume 6 by Winston Churchill
  9. They picked fruits and flowers. – Libro segundo de lectura by Ellen M. Cyr
  10. The natural desires remain imperative; deny these, and there will be left only the barren tree robbed of its fruits. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  11. They did but show the fruits of their priest's ministry and their profession and religion to be wrong. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  12. 194. Give the general composition of fruits. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  13. What are the fruits of these proportions of merit and what are they like? – Buddhism and Buddhists in China by Lewis Hodus
  14. Fresh fruits are cut fine and sprinkled with powdered sugar, spread on half the omelet, and the other half folded over. – The Myrtle Reed Cook Book by Myrtle Reed
  15. Nor indeed does Paul in this passage treat of the mode of justification, but he writes to those who, after they had been justified, should be urged to bring forth good fruits lest they might lose the Holy Ghost. – The Apology of the Augsburg Confession by Philip Melanchthon
  16. Without the towns abroad in the country are many fruits. – A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 by A Gentleman of Elvas
  17. There is also an appeal to loyalty: we are commanded to honour the Lord with the first- fruits of all our increase. – Kept for the Master's Use by Frances Ridley Havergal
  18. What spirit is needed to live such lives as they should be lived, we seldom consider, until such a public servant, dying with the fruits of her years to some extent known to the public, reminds us of our debt and of her devotion. – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce
  19. And what can you expect but death, the last fruits of it? – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. If the character of this man is to be estimated by the words of Jesus Himself, " By their fruits ye shall know them," then Abraham Lincoln was one of the highest types of Christian gentleman that ever trod the earth. – Abraham Lincoln's Religion by Madison Clinton Peters