Usage examples for zea

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. Growing on old stalks and leaves of Zea mays. – The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio by A. P. Morgan
  8. Ther be vainer vish in the zea- Lor, but, her be a booty! – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  9. 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