Sentence Examples


  • SIR THOMAS SMITH (1513-1577), English scholar and diplomatist, was born at Saffron Walden in Essex on the 23rd of December 1513.
  • COLCHICUM, the Meadow Saffron, or Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale), a perennial plant of the natural order Liliaceae, found wild in rich moist meadow-land in England and Ireland, in middle and southern Europe, and in the Swiss Alps.
  • The corm of the meadow-saffron attains its full size in June or early in July.
  • The Blackwater in Essex, which rises near Saffron Walden, has a course of about 40 m.
  • The country around is flat and fertile, producing much wine, dates, oranges, oil, saffron and aniseed.

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