Sentence Examples


  • It is frequently raised at once by sowing the acorns on the ground where the trees are required, the fruit being gathered in the autumn as soon as shed, and perfectly ripe seeds selected; but the risk of destruction by mice and other vermin is so great that transplanting from a nursery-bed is in most cases to be preferred.
  • The comparatively rapid growth of the tree is its great recommendation to the planter; it is best raised from acorns sown on the spot, as they are very bitter and little liable to the attacks of vermin; the tree sends down a long tap-root, which should be curtailed by cutting or early transplanting, if the young trees are to be removed.
  • They are so vast and magnificent that the latter seem to be only vermin which infest them.
  • GM crops and foods are safer than adulterated, pesticide laced and vermin infested foods that are sold in many parts of Asia.
  • Eliminates wastage, discourages vermin, fresh/dry food every peck.

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