Usage examples for zea

  1. With Jacob to back her, Mary treated the " zea bear," as Jacob termed him, with vast disdain, and was so saucy to him that, forgetting his admiration, he declared he would like to serve her as the Indians had done a scolding woman in South America. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  2. I then returned to my father, who procured me various situations, none of which were to my liking, until I was placed in the house of Monsieur Zea – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  3. The zea maize, or Indian corn, would be infinitely useful both for themselves, their poultry, and their pigs. – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow
  4. " Zen dell 'im zat he zhold not look vor ztrawberries in ze zea nor red herring in ze wood," she said with a look of scorn. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  5. Growing on old stalks and leaves of Zea mays. – The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio by A. P. Morgan
  6. Others appear to be more sensitive; Cluer found Zea Mais " almost sterile" after three generations of self- fertilisation. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  7. Yer name var zetch avanct avare y'e, e'en a dicke var hie, arent whilke ye brine o' zea an ee crags o'noghanes cazed nae balk. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  8. He put great confidence in me, more especially as I spoke the pure Spanish language, which I acquired amongst the Jews, who, as I have heard Monsieur Zea say, speak it better than the present natives of Spain. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  9. Ther be vainer vish in the zea Lor, but, her be a booty! – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore