Definitions of Potatoes

  1. of Potato
  2. A well- known plant and its tubers, natives of S. Amer.

Usage examples for Potatoes

  1. When it was done, and they had moved in, they took up the potatoes, and after that there was the corn to get in. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. And she took up her potatoes and went into her house. – More English Fairy Tales by Various
  3. It is corn, potatoes, wheat, butter, or milk. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  4. Here is an order for our winter potatoes, all the sweet corn you have left to sell, and other fresh things. – Natalie: A Garden Scout by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  5. When cooked in either of the two above ways, it is served with its gravy only, or- With fried potatoes. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  6. Old man, he said to the Celebrity, you'll have to learn the price of potatoes now. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  7. Do you suppose he never ate potatoes? – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  8. When the leaves turn yellow, it is a sign that the potatoes are ripe. – The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon
  9. When I was eight I had to cook the potatoes all by myself. – Gritli's Children by Johanna Spyri
  10. Take them out only as they are wanted; luke- warm potatoes are not good. – Woodcraft and Camping by George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
  11. As soon as I finish digging the potatoes I think I'll feel better to be in the lines around Boston. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  12. She found some cold boiled potatoes, and soon set Mr. Hodgson to work frying them. – Mrs. Cliff's Yacht by Frank R. Stockton
  13. Grindhusen's fixed it up for us to go and dig potatoes there.... – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun
  14. I observe, also, that you have turned against potatoes. – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  15. The potatoes were like sugar. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  16. She delivered reproaches, swallowed potatoes and drank from a yellow- brown bottle. – Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane
  17. Already she was recovering her good looks and spirits, but as Fletcher's pay would be scanty until spring the odd bags of potatoes and flour we brought them were evidently acceptable. – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  18. An acre of potatoes would yield more food than an acre of rice, and twice the nourishment. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow