wall fruit

  1. fruit grown on trees trained against a wall for the shelter and warmth it provides

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How to use wall fruit in a sentence

  • Then the old servant gathered wall fruit for us, and she sent some in his hand to Paul.

    Lazarre | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • I have heard Dr. Johnson protest that he never had quite as much as he wished of wall-fruit, except once in his life.'

  • His face had a bloom on it like ripe wall-fruit, and his blue eyes seemed to be the eyes of wisdom and virtue.

  • We have finished our pruning of the wall-fruit; we have collected our pea-sticks, and sown our earliest Peas.

    A Year in a Lancashire Garden | Henry Arthur Bright
  • The great thing, therefore, in getting wall-fruit, is to keep off these frosts.

    Rural Rides | William Cobbett