Definition of Peapod

1. Noun. The pod which surrounds growing peas ¹

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Definition of Peapod

1. the seed case of a pea [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Peapod

peanut brittle
peanut galleries
peanut milk
peanut oil
peanut paste
peanut vine
peanut worm
peapod (current term)
pear-shaped area
pear blight
pear haw
pear hawthorn
pear of anguish
pear tree
pear trees

Literary usage of Peapod

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

1. Junction: Mild Adventure for the Armchair Ruralist by Vic Campbell (1992)
"About the only one that didn't know was Mr. peapod, who owned the dog. Rud- yard "Rud" peapod and his wife, Martha, lived in a farmhouse, not a half mile ..."

2. Josh Billings' Old Farmer's Allminax, 1870-1879: Wtih Comic Illustrationsby Josh Billings, Henry Wheeler Shaw by Josh Billings, Henry Wheeler Shaw (1902)
"... Col peapod born 1500 ril = * Col peapod waz a Korporal ^95 If Q wind sharp ITl Q now lay in yure winter kats ..."

3. British Columbia Pilot by United States Hydrographic Office (1920)
"peapod Rocks are a cluster of small rocks extending about 1 mile in a general northeast and southwest direction, parallel with and a little over \ mile from ..."

4. Temptation; Or, The Unknown Heiress by John Frederick Smith (1855)
"Upon inquiring the cause, they were informed by a waiter who was in a tremendous hurry, that Lord peapod was entertaining his friends with one of the finest ..."

5. Words and Their Ways in English Speech by James Bradstreet Greenough, George Lyman Kittredge (1901)
"The English squash means an 'unripe peapod' (or 'peascod'), and is connected with the verb squash, ' to crush'; the latter probably coming (through the Old ..."

6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1865)
"... and the flat shield of the moonwort, and a peapod, and more whose names I know not. But should they all be seed and fruit?” “Yea, truly, my Stina, ..."

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