huckleberry

Part of speech: noun

The edible black or dark - blue berry of a species of heath. hurtleberry.

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Usage examples "huckleberry":

  1. Every boy he encountered added another ton to his depression; and when, in desperation, he flew for refuge at last to the bosom of Huckleberry Finn and was received with a Scriptural quotation, his heart broke and he crept home and to bed realizing that he alone of all the town was lost, forever and forever. - "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Part 5.", Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens).
  2. " Winthrop is never cross," responded Asahel from behind a thick branch of huckleberry. - "Hills of the Shatemuc", Susan Warner.
  3. Clemens decided to have the Huckleberry Finn book illustrated after his own ideas. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.