gooseberry

Part of speech: noun

The tart fruit of a spiny shrub; also, the shrub.

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Usage examples "gooseberry":

  1. The rain was pounding down through the gooseberry screen now and the carpet was decidedly damp on the edges. - "Chicken Little Jane", Lily Munsell Ritchie.
  2. Peas and beans, roses and lavender, a mouthful of grass, three gooseberry bushes and an apple- tree. - "Invisible Links", Selma Lagerlof.
  3. Some clothes spread out on the gooseberry bushes were drying in the sun. - "The Magic Skin", Honore de Balzac.