Usage examples for pea

  1. It's like pea- soup outside. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  2. The beautiful creature recognised his master's voice, and neighing with joy, greedily devoured the pea- straw. – Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by Alexander Chodsko
  3. In the night Pea- pea and Maui's wife lay down to sleep. – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  4. Put them into a stewpan with two tablespoonfuls of oil and a piece of garlic the size of a pea, and shake them over a clear fire till slightly browned all over. – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis
  5. The little captain toyed with the buttons of his pea- jacket. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  6. At noon drawd a little meat and pea broth. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  7. Them times she was as like the Colonel as one pea is like another, and her eyes fairly snapped. – The Cromptons by Mary J. Holmes
  8. It cannot eat fish, for its slender throat would scarcely admit a pea. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  9. Than this South- European Pea- flower, perhaps not another member of the family is more worthy of culture, the neat, elegant habit of growth and profusion of flowers rendering it a plant of particular interest and beauty. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  10. Some of them grow to the Size of a Pea, and some still a little larger; but this never happens to the greatest Number of them. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  11. But the Pea Emperor was almost dead with anxiety. – Roumanian Fairy Tales by Various Compiler: Mite Kremnitz
  12. This, however, is not always the case, for sometimes a thin discharge will take place, which, if the part be examined, will be found to proceed from a small growth about the size, perhaps, of a pea, or even less. – The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease. by Thomas Bull, M.D.
  13. Whether " pea- jacket" belongs in part to this family, I will not attempt to decide. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  14. If she felt the pea, it was plain that she was a true princess. – The Negro and the elective franchise. A Series Of Papers And A Sermon (The American Negro Academy. Occasional Papers, No. 11.) by Archibald H. Grimké, Charles C. Cook, John Hope, John L. Love, Kelly Miller, and Rev. Frank J. Grimké
  15. We shall next demonstrate that it was alternately placed, on the Maya Caban glyph, with a curious sign consisting of a pea- shaped black dot, to which a curved and wavy line is attached. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  16. Of all possible kinds of students, he alone has found the pea. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  17. We'll every one wear a sweet pea all day! – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  18. You're right," he said, " it belongs to the Pea Family." – The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir
  19. The pea- green colour of the sky is often due to contrast, for the contrast colour to red is green, and this would make the blue of the sky appear decidedly greener. – Colour Measurement and Mixture by W. de W. Abney