We made the prune based Chocolate Fudge Torte at the bakery and it left everyone slack-jawed.
This was the case with prune Nourry, a young French sculptress who went to India to create a piece of art interpreting women.
I prune while the tree is young; then the wound does not affect them so much; it pays, and is very necessary.
Mulberry-colour, much like that we call plum-colour or prune.
At that time the energies of the plant are at a minimum and you can prune more safely than at any other time.
He meant at least to prune the orchard and maybe set out dwarfs.
I prune my trees a little each year, to let in sunshine; I think it pays and is beneficial.
Nourish your idea plants that have been starved; prune your word plants.
It lays fur beyond the switchin' timothy tail of that seed horse or the wavin' raisen mane of that prune charger.
Considered from every standpoint, March and April are quite the best months in which to prune.
mid-14c., "a plum," also "a dried plum" (c.1200 in place name Prunhill), from Old French pronne "plum" (13c.), from Vulgar Latin *pruna, fem. singular formed from Latin pruna, neuter plural of prunum "a plum," by dissimilation from Greek proumnon, from a language of Asia Minor. Slang meaning "disagreeable or disliked person" is from 1895. Prune juice is from 1807.
early 15c., prouyne, from Old French proignier "cut back (vines), prune" (Modern French provigner), of unknown origin. Perhaps [Watkins] from Gallo-Romance *pro-retundiare "cut in a rounded shape in front," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + *retundiare "round off," from Latin rotundus (see round (adj.)). Klein suggests the Old French word is from provain "layer of a vine," from Latin propago (cf. prop (n.1)).
Or the Middle English word might be identical with the falconry term proinen, proynen "trim the feather with the beak" (late 14c.), source of preen [Barnhart]. Related: Pruned; pruning. Pruning hook is from 1610s; pruning knife from 1580s.
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