Usage examples for maize

  1. Dead, with his fields around him; dead, with the maize dangling heavy ears in the white moonlight; dead, with the gold of pumpkin lurking like unminted treasure in the margin of his field. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  2. Ixtaccihuatl had a wooden idol representing her in the Great Temple and Popocatepetl a representation of dough of amarand and maize seeds. – Nan Sherwood on the Mexican Border by Annie Roe Carr
  3. The little encampment, that the good chief Micco had established beside the great spring, had grown into a populous village, surrounded, in all directions, by broad fields of waving maize and yellow pumpkins, besides an abundance of other things pleasant and useful. – The Flamingo Feather by Kirk Munroe
  4. Though American enough, maize had been a foreigner to the first Amish farmers, and still carried history in its name. – Blind Man's Lantern by Allen Kim Lang
  5. From the loggia of the Palazzo Vecchio I once saw a woman with some twenty or thirty city pigeons on the table of her little room, feeding them with maize. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  6. The country is fertile and well cultivated, growing wheat, maize, rice, barley and flax, in its eastern districts. – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  7. A young lad brought me some maize porridge and a skin of water. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  8. 19 milham, green maize cut young for fodder. – Four Plays of Gil Vicente by Gil Vicente
  9. On the farthest bank of this brook, we perceived some huts of negroes, not many, and in a little low spot of ground, some maize, or Indian corn, growing, which intimated presently to us, that there were some inhabitants on that side less barbarous than what we had met with in other places where we had been. – The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoe
  10. They had already made another meal, and had finished their maize and water. – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  11. Till at length a small green feather From the earth shot slowly upward, Then another and another, And before the Summer ended Stood the maize in all its beauty, With its shining robes about it, And its long, soft, yellow tresses; And in rapture Hiawatha Cried aloud, " It is Mondamin! – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. " I haven't forgotten you," answered the woman, more crossly than ever; " I was buying a measure of maize for you when you began to make such a noise." – Mopsa the Fairy by Jean Ingelow
  13. Do they grow maize in this province? – Morocco by S.L. Bensusan
  14. Cap maize yellow to orange yellow, reddish brown near the base; gills orange yellow. – Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. by George Francis Atkinson
  15. We have yet to haul the maize to the railroad car, fork it into the car, then get into the car and pitch it all the way back to both ends and all the way to the ceiling. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  16. The breeze impelled them in the direction in which it was blowing,- in the direction of the devoted maize fields. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  17. The hills are in corn, maize, beans, and a considerable proportion of vines. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  18. They have plenty of cattle and sheep, sufficient maize and corn, but little money. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper