Thesaurus / melon
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Cut a ripe and chilled watermelon in halves, crosswise the melon.

The traveller gave them all he had, which was a melon, to quench their thirst.

Far OffFavell Lee Mortimer

Suan was ashamed to refuse; so, even though he knew that he could not tell how many seeds a melon contained, he answered, “Yes.”

Filipino Popular TalesDean S. Fansler

It was a "good sign" when a spider spun his web over a melon, or, if put in a square box he should weave a circular web.

Japanese Fairy WorldWilliam Elliot Griffis

The fruit which Tanda picked was of the form and size of a melon, and attached by its stem directly to the trunk.

In the Eastern SeasW.H.G. Kingston

The guards being asleep, the lad and his companion entered the garden without being perceived, and picking the Melon began to run.

The Golden MaidenA. G. Seklemian

The rest of the time he picked up the melon rinds that he had dropped on his way to the Limpopo—for he was a Tidy Pachyderm.

Just So StoriesRudyard Kipling

A melon plant will not survive transplanting if the root system is disturbed.

We traced the remains of cultivation, and the dry water-courses, which once irrigated plots of rice and melon beds.

I have also shown how far Naudin concurs in regard to the varieties of the melon.

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