Definition of Cresses

1. Noun. (plural of cress) ¹



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Definition of Cresses

1. cress [n] - See also: cress

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cresses

cresol
cresol red
cresolase
cresolate
cresolates
cresols
cresorcin
crespelle
crespine
crespines
cress
cress green
cress plant
cresselle
cresselles
cresses (current term)
cresset
cressets
cresslike
cresson
cressy
crest
crest cloud
crest clouds
crest of alveolar ridge
crest of cochlear opening
crest of fenestrae cochleae
crest of greater tubercle
crest of head of rib
crest of lesser tubercle

Literary usage of Cresses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Palladius On husbondrie by Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus Palladius, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage (1879)
"... origan, leeks, bete, lettuce, capers, savory, Colo- casia, cresses, endive, and radishes. Now sow melon- seed two feet apart in prepared ground, ..."

2. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1826)
"Of the best Mode of Washing Water cresses and other Salads so as to free them ... After these cresses had been served up to breakfast for several weeks, ..."

3. The Pantropheon: Or, History of Food and Its Preparation : from the Earliest by Alexis Soyer (1853)
"WATER-cresses. The water-cress, the sight alone of which made the learned Scaliger shudder with terror, is supposed to be a native of Crete. ..."

4. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1851)
"When the late Sir Joseph Banks came home from circumnavigating the globe, among the first things he asked for were Water-cresses, so highly did he value ..."

5. The Dawn of the XIXth Century in England: A Social Sketch of the Times by John Ashton (1906)
"The cows were kept in hovels "WATER cresses! COME BUY MY WATER cresses!" in, and near, London, ... cresses."

6. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"... her feet into the bubbling runnel, to carry the green luxury to the citizens' breakfast-tables. Water-cresses arc now grown like cabbages in gardens. ..."

7. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1855)
"It may not be amiss, also, especially in extreme northern or southern latitudes, to be well supplied with the seeds of mustard and garden cresses, which may ..."

8. Palladius On husbondrie by Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus Palladius, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage (1879)
"... origan, leeks, bete, lettuce, capers, savory, Colo- casia, cresses, endive, and radishes. Now sow melon- seed two feet apart in prepared ground, ..."

9. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1826)
"Of the best Mode of Washing Water cresses and other Salads so as to free them ... After these cresses had been served up to breakfast for several weeks, ..."

10. The Pantropheon: Or, History of Food and Its Preparation : from the Earliest by Alexis Soyer (1853)
"WATER-cresses. The water-cress, the sight alone of which made the learned Scaliger shudder with terror, is supposed to be a native of Crete. ..."

11. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1851)
"When the late Sir Joseph Banks came home from circumnavigating the globe, among the first things he asked for were Water-cresses, so highly did he value ..."

12. The Dawn of the XIXth Century in England: A Social Sketch of the Times by John Ashton (1906)
"The cows were kept in hovels "WATER cresses! COME BUY MY WATER cresses!" in, and near, London, ... cresses."

13. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"... her feet into the bubbling runnel, to carry the green luxury to the citizens' breakfast-tables. Water-cresses arc now grown like cabbages in gardens. ..."

14. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1855)
"It may not be amiss, also, especially in extreme northern or southern latitudes, to be well supplied with the seeds of mustard and garden cresses, which may ..."

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