Definitions of Grapes

  1. A plant genus in the family VITACEAE, order Rhamnales, subclass Rosidae. It is a woody vine cultivated worldwide. It is best known for grapes, the edible fruit and used to make WINE and raisins.
  2. 1. Bovine tuberculosis. 2. Granulations occurring in aggravated cases of grease- heel in the horse.

Quotes of Grapes

  1. We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne. – Marcus Aurelius
  2. In our short walks we passed the kitchen where food was prepared for the nurses and doctors. There we got glimpses of melons and grapes and all kinds of fruits, beautiful white bread and nice meats, and the hungry feeling would be increased tenfold. – Nellie Bly
  3. The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people. – Cesar Chavez
  4. I've been into the habit of freezing white grapes and using them as a snack. Instead of eating peanuts or popcorn or something like that or pretzels, I just eat the white grapes – Mike Ditka
  5. Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen. – Epictetus
  6. I can no more think of my own life without thinking of wine and wines and where they grew for me and why I drank them when I did and why I picked the grapes and where I opened the oldest procurable bottles, and all that, than I can remember living before I breathed. – M. F. K. Fisher
  7. The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. – Galileo Galilei
  8. I was probably never going to get to do the kind of things dramatically that I really wanted to do, so I returned to theater from time to time, and to write, and produce. It's by no means sour grapes – Larry Hovis
  9. The television critic, whatever his pretensions, does not labour in the same vineyard as those he criticizes; his grapes are all sour. – Frederic Raphael
  10. You cannot eat a cluster of grapes at once, but it is very easy if you eat them one by one. – Jacques Roumain
  11. I never ate of the grapes nor feared of the eruptions. – David O. Selznick
  12. Remember, the Arctic didn't have any ice. And the Northwest Passage was wide open. They were raising grapes in Scotland for God sakes, had a huge winery. Iceland was a farming community. As some of the glaciers retreated they found villages that were covered with ice. – Don Young

Usage examples for Grapes

  1. When I looked to find grapes that were good Why yielded it wild grapes – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman
  2. It was too early yet for these journeys, for the grapes were hardly ripe. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  3. It ain' fittin' fer grapes fer noo groun' nebber is. – The Conjure Woman by Charles W. Chesnutt
  4. There are many fine varieties of grapes and several can be used in a single row. – A Living from the Land by William B. Duryee
  5. Because our list of good grapes is already so long, it does not follow that we have reached the limit of development by any means. – The Home Acre by E. P. Roe
  6. When the grapes begin to color in Antinea's garden, I shall be sixty- eight. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  7. Then he remembered that Benjamin Franklin had been a printer and had eaten only an apple and a bunch of grapes for his dinner. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  8. " Yes," said his mother; " and I should think that taking care of vines and gathering the grapes would be very pretty work to do." – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  9. I was speaking of my own grapes as I look at them when I use that argument for my own comfort. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  10. " And away with the duchess, too," put in Fitzgerald, reaching for a bunch of yellow grapes – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  11. For the whole house she would now hardly get as much as the present which the green- veiled distinguished English ladies will give the servant when she shows them the room where I was born, and the hen- house wherein my father generally imprisoned me for stealing grapes and also the brown door on which my mother taught me to write with chalk. – The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  12. The words were sweet as wine of Eshcol grapes To his parched lips. – Stories in Verse by Henry Abbey
  13. The men amongst the vineyards are plucking and sucking the grapes – VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea by David Christie Murray
  14. You hate the vineyard because you cannot raise good grapes you hate to teach school because you cannot teach school well. – Master of the Vineyard by Myrtle Reed
  15. Well Al if the boys can't handle it no better then that they better leave it alone and just because its cheap that's no reason to try and get it all at once because the grapes will still be growing over here yet when all us birds takes our teeth off at night with our other close. – The Real Dope by Ring Lardner
  16. Grapes do not come from thorns, my lady. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  17. Mac, dearest, why didn't you eat your grapes – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  18. I had seen several statements that grapes would bring a good price this fall. – My Boyhood by John Burroughs

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