Each of them carried some of the flesh of the kids, a dozen medlars, and a melon.
There are quinces and medlars and plums with plenty of fruit, and Morello cherries; but few apples.
If your wish had proved true, no doubt but your orchard would have rendered you store of medlars.
If kept till they are soft, in the same way as medlars, they have an agreeable acid flavour.
Then let us leave off hanging ourselves and our children from its branches like medlars.
In every hedge we passed were medlars, plumbs, cherries, and maples with vines trained to them.
Opposite his mother in the cab going home, Val tasted the after-fruits of heroism, like medlars over-ripe.
Then there came a jungle of nettle-trees, medlars and jujube trees, which pomegranates skirted with never-fading verdure.
"small fruit-bearing tree," mid-14c. (in reference to the fruit itself), from Old French medler, variant of mesple, from Latin mespila "fruit of the medlar," from Greek mespilion, a foreign word of unknown origin. The Old English name was openærs, literally "open-arse."
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