Definition of Horsebeans
1. horsebean [n] - See also: horsebean
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Literary usage of Horsebeans
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Playbook of Metals: Including Personal Narratives of Visits to Coal by John Henry Pepper (1861)
"Black horsebeans. 3. Haricot beans. B. String with the strata, like the attached to the white calico at the hollow of the jar. l,nff|pl ..."
2. Naval Yarns: Letters and Anecdotes; Comprising Accounts of Sea Fights and by William Henry Long (1899)
"To add to our punishment, they would not allow any fire in the prison, so that we were obliged to eat the rice and horsebeans in a dry state. ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"See FLESHING. BEANY MARL, s, salt-making term. A kind of granulated marl. See horsebeans. BEAR, s. a door mat. HYDE; elsewhere I think becoming obsolete. ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1861)
"And even a handful of horsebeans don't come amiss in starvation-soup, youngsters. It was a great big stable—fifty mules might have stood at bait in it ..."
5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"One pound of lentils, or of dried peas, or of haricots, and, I might add, horsebeans, contains much more nutritive flesh-forming material than one pound of ..."