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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petsai
Literary usage of Petsai
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Three Acres and Liberty by Bolton Hall (1918)
"petsai, or, as the Chinese have it, Pe-tsai, is a substitute for the cabbage. ... The petsai can, however, be grown on any soil where the ordinary cabbage ..."
2. Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China: And of a Voyage to and from by Clarke Abel (1818)
"Fields of petsai, garlic, and capsicum, gently sloped to the water's edge, ... Millet, petsai, and the oil of sesamum, constitute in a good measure the ..."
3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1819)
"The petsai, a sort of cabbage, or salad, is as popular and national a vegetable among the Chinese as the potatoe among the Irish. When eaten as a salad, ..."
4. The Chinese by John Stuart Thomson (1909)
"Spartans, too, are they on occasion, for they have a proverb: " He only is a man who can exist on petsai stalks." Outside of the treaty ports, ..."
5. Excerpta Cypria: Materials for a History of Cyprus by Claude Delaval Cobham (1908)
"... for acting in concert with the rebels, and for waiting only the appearance of vessels from Hydra and petsai to rouse the whole island to arms. ..."