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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush; Wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh; A thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits.

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  • Real tea-leaf tea alone contains the restorative they want; which is not to be found in sloe-leaf tea.
  • The sloe, which is the blackthorn, comes still earlier and has fewer leaves.
  • There are readers who love this kind of sloe eyed, narrow waisted, naval academic excercise in adjectivity.
  • The third sort was a black berry, not in such plenty as the others, and resembled a bullace, or large kind of sloe, both in size and taste. for more
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