Sentence Examples


  • If the turnip is dry, it is watered, each drop carefully metered out.
  • The valleys and slopes are carefully cultivated in fields divided by stone walls, and produce beans, peas, sweet potatoes, "Russian turnip radish," barley, a little rice and millet, the last being the staple article of diet.
  • Many years after that, some funny little verses about Mr. Finney's turnip were printed in a newspaper.
  • The cultivation of the turnip and other root crops, which require the soil to be wrought to a deep and free tilth, either becomes altdgether impracticable and must be abandoned for the safe but costly bare fallow, or is carried out with great labour and hazard; and the crop, when grown, can neither be removed from the ground, nor consumed upon it by sheep without damage by "poaching."
  • Rapum or rapa, turnip), in botany.