Plum in a sentence

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Definition of Plum

  • The edible drupaceous fruit of the Prunus domestica, and of several other species of Prunus; also, the tree itself, usually called plum tree.
  • A grape dried in the sun; a raisin.
  • A handsome fortune or property; formerly, in cant language, the sum of £100,000 sterling; also, the person possessing it.
  • Something likened to a plum in desirableness; a good or choice thing of its kind, as among appointments, positions, parts of a book, etc.; as, the mayor rewarded his cronies with cushy plums, requiring little work for handsome pay
  • A color resembling that of a plum; a slightly grayish deep purple, varying somewhat in its red or blue tint.
  • a highly desirable position or assignment
  • any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
  • any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
  • completely; used as intensifiers
  • exactly

How to use plum in a sentence. Plum pronunciation.

On the fourth day the squirrels brought a present of six fat beetles, which were as good as plums in _plum-pudding_ for Old Brown.
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In fact, although there are antiquaries who pretend that the Vraibleusians possessed some of the species of wild plums and apples even at that early period, the majority of inquirers are disposed to believe that their desserts were solely confined to the wildest berries, horse-chestnuts, and acorns.
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They sickened of spongy apricots, and foxy pears, and withered plums, and blighted apples, and tasteless berries.
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I jutht love angel food and plum duff, ath my father callth it.
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He bought a large plum cake so that his entertainment should cost nothing.
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She's Jack Horner's little sister, and would have had every plum in your pie down her throat, by this time, if she could have got to them.
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She was thoroughly tired of baking for that day, and felt like saying fiddlesticks to the little plum pies; and that white dress was torn cris-cross and every way, and ironing was always hateful; besides it _did_ seem strange that when she wanted to do some great, nice thing, so much plum pies and torn dresses should step right into her path.
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By three o'clock on the afternoon in question Ester was thoroughly tired, but little plum pies by the dozen were cuddling among snowy napkins in the willow basket, and Alfred's face was radiant as he expressed his satisfaction, after this fashion: "You're just jolly, Ester!
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These were very little things which she had done, and it was shameful that, in all the years of her elder sisterhood, she had never sacrificed even so little of her own pleasure before; yet it was true, and it made her feel like crying-and yet there was rather a ludicrous side to the question, to think that all her beautiful plans for the day had culminated in plum pies and ironing.
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Two things are silver: flower of plum When April yet is cold; And willowed floods that of the moon Quiet leases hold.
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Seems 't the sight o' his calmness jus' sort o' set every one 's wasn't a wreck plum crazy.
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I guess the truth o' the matter is 't he 's jus' plum tired out piecin' 'n' mendin'.
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The town's gone plum crazy over the minister bein' gone altogether.
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She thought that Mr. Baxter had exaggerated matters a little. "That plum tree of Mrs. Charley's is loaded with fruit again this year," remarked Mr. Baxter at the tea table that evening.
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There will be bushels of plums on it.
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I don't say Isaac Cropper steals those plums with his own hands.
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But he knows who does-and the plums go into Mehitable Cropper's preserving kettle; there's nothing surer.
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There's a big plum tree growing on it close to the line fence.
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But Mrs. Charley never gets a plum from it.
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But nobody in Maitland has any doubt in his own mind that Isaac Cropper knows where those plums go.
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Examples of Plum

Example #1
Each beetle was wrapped up carefully in a dock-leaf, fastened with a pine-needle pin.
Example #2
But old Mr. Brown took no interest in riddles-not even when the answer was provided for him.
Example #3
A tradition runs, that while they were committing these abominations a ship, one of the first ships that had ever touched at the island, arrived at the present port of Hubbabub, then a spacious and shipless bay.
Example #4
A vast number of centuries before Popanilla had the fortune to lose his mistress's lock of hair, and consequently to become an ambassador to Vraibleusia, the inhabitants of that island, then scarcely more civilised than their new allies of Fantaisie were at present, suffered very considerably from the trash which they devoured, from that innate taste for fruit already noticed.
Example #5
They at length suspected that a nation might fare better if its race of fruiterers were overseen and supported by the State, if their skill and their market were alike secured.
Example #6
Unable to supply themselves, the majority became the victims of quack traders.