Definition of Rough pea
1. Noun. A weak-stemmed winter annual native to Mediterranean region for long established in southern United States; cultivated as a cover and pasture crop.
Generic synonyms: Wild Pea
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Literary usage of Rough pea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of the Farm by Henry Stephens (1852)
"... gray maple, or Ma ribo rough pea, is suited lor light roils and late situations, and it is superseding the old gray Hastings, or hot- seed pea. ..."
2. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1889)
"... a young man of about his own physique, still clothed and wearing a rough pea-jacket. then some day making himself known to those who thought him dead. ..."
3. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1882)
"... broad- brimmed hat, a large rough pea-jacket, and a black leather belt and cutlass—a sort of coastguard costume which, lying in that place, ..."
4. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë (1848)
"... sidelong glance at my splashed, gray trousers and rough pea-jacket. " But," he added, encouragingly, f' there's many a fine lady like that 'at has ..."