Definition of Cush-cush
1. Noun. Tropical American yam with small yellow edible tubers.
Definition of Cush-cush
1. Noun. (''Louisiana'') Cooked cornmeal mush cereal (served with milk or syrup). ¹
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Literary usage of Cush-cush
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1. Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Concepts and Cases by Julian Inglis (1993)
"manioc sweet potatoes, cush-cush and yams (70 hrs. Musaceae [44 hrs] and tree crops 122 hrs.]). Time includes allowance for sacking, transporting, ..."
2. The privateer's-man one hundred years ago by Frederick Marryat (1846)
"There I remained, with my arms folded, and bowed as before, until dinner was brought in, and a calabash full of cush-cush was put into my hands to place ..."
3. Sugar: A Handbook for Planters and Refiners by Charles George Warnford Lock, Benjamin E. R. Newlands, John A. R. Newlands (1888)
"The greater part of the " cush-cush " is removed from the web by a scraper set almost in contact with the web, just after it has turned over ..."
4. Sugar: A Handbook for Planters and Refiners, Being a Comprehensive Treatise by John A. R. Newlands, Benjamin E. R. Newlands (1909)
"... the third being at the lower angle, and immersed in a vessel of water. The greater part of the " cush-cush " is removed from the web by a scraper set ..."
5. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1889)
"cush-cush, CUSH-A-COW.—The call for a cow. Cushy-cow bonny, give down thy milk, And I will give thee a gown of silk ; A gown of silk and a silver fee, ..."
6. Five Years in Trinidad and St. Vincent: A View of the Social Condition of by Carmichael (A. C.) (1834)
"There are great varieties of yams—Portuguese, Guinea, water, white, and the cush-cush yam. Some few, when boiled, are of a deep purple, ..."
7. A Handbook of Tropical Gardening and Planting, with Special Reference to Ceylon by Hugh Fraser Macmillan (1914)
"Yampee or cush-cush is a favourite yam in the West Indies. The following yams are grown in the ... Leaves 3 to 5 lobed. stem winged:- Yampee or cush-cush ..."