Did you come from Central Asia with the broad bean and the pea?
The broad bean is a thrifty plant, as hardy as any in the garden, and very accommodating as to soil.
The precious vegetable came hither by the same road as the broad bean.
David sat uncomfortably on a broad bean, protesting against this new mania.
It was found a better article of diet than the broad bean, which to-day, after such good service, is comparatively neglected.