verb (used with object)
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Origin of pith
Words nearby pith
Example sentences from the Web for pith
In a good Seville orange, oily and aromatic skin easily gives way to thick, bitter pith, followed by its heavily seeded segments.
It is more like a sweet wine with hints of dried apricots, grapefruit pith, cypress, and lemons.
Haass, now the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, blends history, memoir, and policy pith to great effect.
The unprepared sago is imported from the neighbouring island of Borromeo, and consists of the pith of a short, thick kind of palm.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The pith of the whole sentence can be stated in a few words, if the sentence has unity.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
What a tendency there is to round off a narrative into falsehood; or else by parenthesis to destroy its pith and continuity.Friends in Council|Arthur Helps
These wicks of pith he sold about the town in small penny bundles.Captains of Industry|James Parton
Stem: Cylindrical; creamy white; hollow, or with a loose cottony pith.Our Edible Toadstools and Mushrooms and How to Distinguish Them|William Hamilton Gibson