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A British slang term for one pound. It is an example of Cockney rhyming slang.
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The Resource Center will hold a produce fair during the Fort Randall Wacipi this year, with prizes for contests like best chokecherry jam, wasna, wild plum pie or wild plum jam.
The other world falls steeply into coulees and canyons full of chokecherry and yucca, where the pheasants are plentiful and wilder than any I've seen in many a day.
It includes a recipe for Chokecherry or Whiskey Cherry Wine and one for Cherry Wine Holland Style and one for Cherry Wine French Style.
In "Devastation and Replenishment: New World Narratives of Love and Nature," Wendy Faris, for example, focuses on the scar's power to link Sethe with Amy Denver in an unusual relationship of female healing: "The curing powers of a female relatedness to nature are celebrated in the cobwebs Amy applies to what she calls the chokecherry tree on Sethe's whipped back" (178).
We picked our way down the rocky canyon wall on foot and set up in a stand of chokecherry next to the small stream.
Due to a donation from Balance Restoration Nursery, special native tree species for streamside restoration such as red dogwoods, serviceberry, piper willow, salmonberry, vine maples, Nootka & Peafruit roses, chokecherry, sitka willow and Douglas Spirea are available.
Published equations were used for chokecherry (Prunus virginianus), northern red oak (Quercus rubra), paper birch (Betula papyrifera), and serviceberry (Amelanchier sp.
Vegetative regeneration of Gamble oak and chokecherry from excised rhizomes.
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana 'Canada Red', also sold as 'Shubert') bears clusters of tiny white flowers, followed by tart, dark red fruit, and reddish purple autumn leaves.
Signal Mountain: Spider webs glistening in chokecherry branches at dawn; a blue grouse strutting at dusk; elk bugling; Orion.
When Paul D first encounters the dreadful scar on Sethe's back, the result of a brutal whipping, she describes it for him as Amy Denver had described it for her eighteen years earlier, as a chokecherry tree.
Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar signed the Record of Decision approving the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy site located in Carbon County, Wyoming as suitable for wind energy development.