Usage examples for potato

  1. They built a fire and got kettles boiling and everybody pared potatoes, and although in excess of zeal the eggs were ready long before everything else and the tomatoes scorched slightly, still they made up in enthusiasm what they lacked in ability, and when Higgins had carried the trays to the lift and started them on their way, Jane and the red- haired person shook hands on it and then ate a boiled potato from the same plate, sitting side by side on a table. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. So in reference to the potato. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  3. The Colonel looked down over the bunk's side, and the men on the buffalo- skin looked up, and they all saw Kaviak sitting in bed, holding in one hand an empty muckluck by the toe, and in the other a half- eaten raw potato. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)