Definition of Beanpole

1. Noun. A thin pole for supporting bean vines. ¹



2. Noun. (informal) A tall, thin person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beanpole

1. a thin pole [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beanpole

beaneries
beaners
beanery
beanfeast
beanfeasts
beanhole
beanholes
beanie
beanies
beaning
beanless
beanlike
beanmeal
beano
beanos
beanpole (current term)
beanpoles
beanpot
beanpots
beans
beanspilling
beanstalk
beanstalks
beany
bear's-breech
bear's-ear
bear's-foot
bear's-paw
bear's-paw fern

Literary usage of Beanpole

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1. The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes by Francis Trevelyan Miller, Robert Sampson Lanier (1911)
"After the destruction of the " beanpole and cornstalk" bridge by the Union troops when Burnside evacuated Fredericksburg, came a third of more solid ..."

2. Traits of American Humor by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1852)
"exclaimed Josh beanpole, "Mother, I say, I feel all over in a ... said Mrs. beanpole, turning quite round, and giving Josh a wondering stare. ..."

3. The Photographic History of the Civil War: Thousands of Scenes Photographed by Francis Trevelyan Miller, Robert Sampson Lanier (1911)
"After the destruction of the " beanpole and cornstalk " bridge by the Union troops when Burnside evacuated Fredericksburg. came a third of more solid ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1891)
"Gray, Abijan beanpole in New York.—Jerome, On the stage and off. .... beanpole in New York. Gray, WT p. asc. Street fr*S Aitken, Edith. ..."

5. Traits of American Humour by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1852)
"exclaimed Josh beanpole, "Mother, I say, I feel all over in a ... said Mrs. beanpole, turning quite round, and giving Josh a wondering stare. ..."

6. Yankee Notions: A Medley by Samuel Kettell (1838)
"repeated Mrs beanpole ; " what, the ensign of the Dogtown Blues ? ... Mrs beanpole caught Josh by the arm, exclaiming, ..."

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