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Cherry

A British slang term for one pound. It is an example of Cockney rhyming slang.
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Caption: With no trees in the area to hang a stand, Sue tucked a ground blind into this chokecherry patch.
"Most label problems occurred in the past with the wild fruit wines, such as chokecherry or wild buffaloberry.
The song "Chokecherry" is also from a book, Toni Morrison's Beloved.
"Here is your favorite chokecherry jelly," she said passing it to him ...
Through these challenges to legal and linguistic authority, Sethe writes herself into a text in which literacy is claimed by everyone white, including Amy Denver, the fugitive white girl fleeing the horrors of indentured servitude who nonetheless can read and translate the violence lacerated on Sethe's back as a chokecherry tree in "full bloom" (79).
Spice and fruit crops under production across the country include caraway, coriander, mustard, dill, peppermint, cumin, seabuckthorn, blueberry, Saskatoon berry, chokecherry, and buffalo berry.
Chokecherry trees, wild plum bushes, medicine herbs, wild berries, vegetables and roots are encroached upon by the development, farming and ranching that overrode wild prairie.
In that play was a line about somebody cooking something called a chokecherry parfait for her character.
Specialty foods companies that will be featured include: Philadelphia Pretzel Company (soft pretzels); Montana's Tasty Baking Big Sky Country (tasty-cake); Huckleberry Haven (gourmet huckleberry and chokecherry products) in Kalispell, Mont.; M & S Meats (buffalo meat) in Rollins, Mont.; and Sherrie Maurer's Jasmine and Bread Inc.
The slave girl Sethe's back in Beloved is scarred by a whipping and then transformed into a "chokecherry tree" through the imagination and kindness of a fostering woman.
After picking up her ribbons (another one for her chokecherry jelly),