Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • Shelheleth), the celebrated odoriferous shell of the ancients, the operculum or "nail" of a species of Strombus or "wing shell," formerly well known in Europe under the name of Blatta byzantina; it is still imported into Bombay to burn with frankincense and other incense to bring out their odours more strongly; saffron (Heb.
  • The peplus was a costly, saffron-coloured garment, embroidered with scenes from the battle between the gods and giants, in which Athena had taken part.