Definition of Crookneck squash
1. Noun. Yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Crookneck Squash
Literary usage of Crookneck squash
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1856)
"... for crookneck squash; WJ Underwood, for Champion of England peas; J. Gordon, for squashes ; JB Moore, for melons; A. Hall, for Club gourds; W. Rawson, ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"Winter or Canada crookneck squash— ... For general field conditions, the seeds of Squashes 2383. Summer crookneck squash— ..."
3. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1857)
"The vine and fruit resemble the vine and fruit of the crookneck squash, and it seems to be a cross between the crookneck squash and the pumpkin. ..."
4. The Book of Vegetables and Garden Herbs: A Practical Handbook and Planting by Allen French (1907)
"Summer crookneck squash. C.Pepo. Muskmelon. Distances are according to variety, hills of bush varieties three to five feet apart each way, of running kinds ..."
5. How to Grow Vegetables and Garden Herbs: A Practical Handbook and Planting by Allen French (1907)
"Under glass sow in pots or on inverted sods, as Squashes transplant poorly, five to six seeds to each recep- T . , Fig. 124. Winter crookneck squash. ..."
6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... hills may be prepared by digging out a bushel of soil and filling the place with rich earth and fine manure. 3259. Summer crookneck squash. ..."
7. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1914)
"It had run into several forms, one being of immense size with a short and heavier neck. The summer crookneck squash, also common at that time, was a long, ..."