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  • as inblue-ribbon
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synonyms for cordons bleus

  • award
  • championship
  • cordon bleu
  • crown
  • cup
  • decoration
  • first prize
  • laurels
  • palms
  • trophy
  • victory
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How to use cordons bleus in a sentence

The fruit is all borne on the two parallel stems which are treated essentially the same as upright cordons.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
Cordons and espaliers require some sort of support, however, and where walls are not used trellises are necessary.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
Nothing less than eight feet will be satisfactory, and for upright cordons a trellis ten to fifteen feet high will be much better.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
The upright and horizontal cordons may also be used, though neither of these forms is specially well adapted to pears.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
These may be in fact upright cordons which are trained with strong stems and allowed to support themselves without a trellis.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
Apples succeed very well as upright cordons and in all the simpler modifications of this form.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
These horizontal cordons are naturally used along the borders of walks, flower beds or plots devoted to vegetables.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
Certain varieties of plums succeed fairly well as vertical cordons.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
On this account the trees were set two feet apart, which is more than is usually recommended for upright cordons.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
In fact my experience with dwarf apples might be summarized by saying, "bush trees for business, cordons for fun."
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
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