seed

Part of speech: verb

To sow with seed; produce seed; sow seeds; free from seed.

Part of speech: noun

The germ from which a plant may be reproduced; that from which anything springs; a first principle; source.

Part of speech: noun

Offspring; children.

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Usage examples "seed":

  1. Keep the Golden Ivy- seed in this hollow pearl; be humble, patient, and gentle, and sooner or later Hector will be free. - "Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children", Julian Hawthorne.
  2. When I first seed you an' knew you was raised in Boston, an' had lived in New York, I jest thought you no account for comin' to this jumpin'- off place. - "Elder Conklin and Other Stories", Frank Harris.
  3. I wus 'fraid dey would come an' catch me but I neber seed one in my life. - "Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2", Work Projects Administration.