Usage examples for Uva

  1. Colonel Legge writes in his 'Birds of Ceylon':-" In the Western Province this Babbler commences to breed in February; but in May I found several nests in the Uva district near Fort Macdonald; and that month would thus seem to be the nesting- season in the Central Province. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  2. The original fruit occurred of the hairy sort, like Esau, as the Uva crispa of Fuschius, in Henry the Eighth's reign; and there are now red, white, and yellow cultivated varieties of the berry. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie