Definition of Clingstones

1. Noun. (plural of clingstone) ¹



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Definition of Clingstones

1. clingstone [n] - See also: clingstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clingstones

clingest
clingeth
clingfilm
clingfilmed
clingfilms
clingfish
clingfishes
clingier
clingiest
clingily
clinginess
clinging
clingingly
clings
clingstone
clingstones (current term)
clingwrap
clingy
clinic
clinical
clinical anatomy
clinical biochemistry
clinical burden
clinical chemistry
clinical chemistry tests
clinical clerkship
clinical competence
clinical conference
clinical cooperative group
clinical crown

Literary usage of Clingstones

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1. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"The clingstones are not so good, are firmer of flesh, and are best reserved for stewing and for fritters. Before using them for fritters, pare them and ..."

2. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1868)
"clingstones are unfit to carry to distant markets. They can only be appreciated to their full extent when picked from the tree fully ripe. ..."

3. Annual Report by Columbus Horticultural Society, Columbus, Ohio (1897)
"These classes grade into each other, especially in the early peaches of the Hale Early type, which are pronounced clingstones in ordinary or dry seasons, ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"There are two well-marked forms, the clingstones or ... There are two types, as in the Peach: clingstones or ..."

5. Buckeye Cookery and Practical Housekeeping by Estelle Woods Wilcox (1877)
"To pickle clingstones, prepare syrup as for ... Use the large White Heath clingstones if they are to be had. All that is necessary to keep sweet pickles is ..."

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