What does the word lettuce mean?

Usage examples for lettuce

  1. The lettuce in the fruit- shop window has a fresh- cut look Like an accidental bouquet; It suddenly becomes imperative to speak to someone And it doesn't matter in the least If a perfect stranger goes white with surprise When you tell them " It's a lovely day!" – I Run with the Fox by Mona Gould
  2. Back in the meadows where thistles and wild lettuce are going to seed, the hard- bills spend their holidays. – Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road by Katharine Lee Bates
  3. A good lot of sweet corn is planted, besides peas, onions, lettuce, and radishes. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez