Blackberry in a sentence

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Definition of Blackberry

  • The fruit of several species of bramble (Rubus); also, the plant itself. Rubus fruticosus is the blackberry of England; Rubus villosus and Rubus Canadensis are the high blackberry and low blackberry of the United States. There are also other kinds.
  • large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
  • bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle
  • pick or gather blackberries

How to use blackberry in a sentence. Blackberry pronunciation.

High and low, blackberries hung in multitudes, swelling to purple ripeness.
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She chose a fine blackberry, and held it out.
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They had a merry time of it; the sun was shining, the birds were singing, and the thick leaves of the wood where the blackberries grew just let enough of the sunbeams through; and Amy Harrison's heart was full of peace and sunshine, and the woods were full of beautiful ripe blackberries, so that in a few hours the little party tripped homeward full of glee, and with baskets filled to the brim with large ripe blackberries.
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The children all loved Amy for doing this, and wondered how it was they had not thought of little Lucy before; so now, many of them insisted on pouring some blackberries into Lucy's basket, and giving part of Amy's back to her.
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He waited under the stars, sitting on the stile, and the hedges with their ripening blackberries were high on each side of him.
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For them all Maggie poured cups of tea, and Ester passed bread and butter, and beef and cheese, and Sadie gave overflowing dishes of blackberries, and chattered like a magpie, which last she did everywhere and always.
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The place has magnificent orchards, peach, apple and cherry with grapes and blackberries also.
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Now it chanced to be blackberry time, and the two children wandered under the hedges, peering anxiously among them in quest of that trash so grateful to urchins of their degree.
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They have no little hand in the realities of cultivation, but wild growths give them blackberries.
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Now I passed a solitary farm-yard where busy laborers were piling the latest stacks; now met a group of happy children gathering wild nuts and blackberries.
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Think when you are picking insects off a hawthorn-hedge on a fine May day (wretchedly cold, I have no doubt), think of me collecting amongst pine-apples and orange-trees; whilst staining your fingers with dirty blackberries, think and be envious of ripe oranges.
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One afternoon in late summer, when the high blackberries were ripe, Madelon set forth with a great basket on her arm.
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Here the high blackberries grew in great thorny thickets, and Madelon pressed among them warily and began picking.
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Madelon, standing quite free of the clinging blackberry vines, held up her dark head like an empress, and looked at him.
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Finally she said, with that fond reversion to the little homely truths and waysides of life with which the feminine mind strives often to comfort, that she would put up for him a jug of her blackberry cordial, and furthermore that she hoped his cough was better.
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Blackberries hanging thick upon the hedge bring to my memory something of long ago.
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I know you will paste mouldy paper to the walls and spread dirty carpets on the floors (beg your pardon, I mean the paper will be mouldy before you know it, and if you ever saw a wool carpet that had been used a month without being, like Phoebe's blackberries, "all mixed with sand and dirt," your observation has been different from mine); perhaps "run" stucco cornices around the top of walls, and "criss-cross" the ceilings into a perfect flower-garden of parallelograms with round corners.
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Then he would sit under a hedge, or by the side of a stream, and would make a rustic feast, by turns on watercresses, wood strawberries, and blackberries picked from the hedges; he would gather a few plants, read a few pages of Florian, then in greatest vogue, of Gessner, who was just translated, or of Jean Jacques, of whom he possessed three old volumes.
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What for did ye divide them, as though they were so many blackberries?
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What I thought of I scarcely know, save and except that I have a glimmering recollection that I felt some desire to meet with one of those adventures, which upon the roads of England are generally as plentiful as blackberries in autumn; and Fortune, who has generally been ready to gratify my inclinations, provided it cost her very little by so doing, was not slow in furnishing me with an adventure, perhaps as characteristic of the English roads as anything which could have happened.
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Examples of Blackberry

Example #1
Numberless the trailing and climbing plants.
Example #2
Nancy's skirts rustled among the greenery; her cheeks were touched, as if with a caress, by many a drooping branchlet; in places, Tarrant had to hold the tangle above her while she stooped to pass.
Example #3
When, a moment after, he glanced at her, she seemed to be reading Helmholtz.
Example #4
Nancy asked, without looking at him.
Example #5
They were walking on fast, laughing and chattering, when Amy saw that a little lame girl named Lucy Maitland could not keep up with the rest, and so she stayed to talk to her.
Example #6
After school, some of the children went blackberry-picking, and the Harrisons were of the number.