lemon

Part of speech: noun

An orange like fruit, with very acid juice; also, the tree that bears it.

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Usage examples "lemon":

  1. I have to confess that I spent your penny for him, Mother Lemon." - "Jewel's Story Book", Clara Louise Burnham.
  2. When thoroughly done and browned on top, garnish with roses of mashed potato, lemon or parsley, and serve immediately,- right on the plank if desired. - "Cookery for Little Girls", Olive Hyde Foster.
  3. After dinner I went below and took a seat in the stone- paved court, where the customary lemon- trees stand in the customary tubs, and said to myself, " Now this is comfort, comfort and repose, and nobody to disturb it; I do not know anybody in Milan." - "How Tell a Story and Others", Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009.