Sentence Examples


  • Cotton grows on large stalks in fields.
  • Other species attack the stalks of grasses and corn (Cephus pygmaeus).
  • The leaf-stalks are gathered by the neighbouring hill people, and carried down for sale.
  • In some instances, however, more especially in the Australian species, the leaflets are suppressed and the leaf-stalks become vertically flattened, and serve the purpose of leaves.
  • The preparation of the fibre as conducted in Egypt is illustrated by Pliny, who says: " The stalks themselves are immersed in water, warmed by the heat of the sun, and are kept down by weights placed upon them, for nothing is lighter than flax.
 

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