2. Verb. (third-person singular of plumb) ¹
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Definition of Plumbs
1. plumb [v] - See also: plumb
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Literary usage of Plumbs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Complete Confectioner, Or, Housekeeper's Guide: To a Simple and Speedy by Hannah Glasse, Maria Wilson (1800)
"To preserve Fruit green; Take pippins, apricots, pear plumbs, or peaches, ... Take the green orange plumbs, full grown, before they turn ; prick them with a ..."
2. The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy: To which are Added One Hundred and by Hannah Glasse (1774)
"... to a pound of plumbs take a pound and a quarter of fugar, ... and a little-cold ; put in your plumbs with the flit fide down * wards, fet them on the ..."
3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"... and preserve plumbs. \r,ts, O. Pl.,viii, 511. Metaphorically, anything very sweet and delicate: Next, some food curious ..."
4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"... uud preserve plumbs. W,ts, 0. Pl.,viii, 511. Metaphorically, anything very sweet and delicate : Next, ..."
5. Historical Memoirs of My Own Time by Nathaniel William Wraxall (1815)
"plumbs against the walls. The expence of this ostentatious piece of magnificence, did not fall short of fifteen hundred Pounds ; and so incredible must the ..."
6. A Narrative of Excursions, Voyages, and Travels, Performed at Different by George Rapelje (1834)
"... plumbs and apples, and grapes grew on the side walls of the houses. There are no fences all along the road, or between the different fields, ..."