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Definition of "bullace" [bul•lace]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bullace" in a sentence
  • "-- Formerly the sloe, _P. spinosa_, was thought to be the parent of all our plums; but now this honour is very commonly accorded to _P. insititia_ or the bullace, which is found wild in the Caucasus and N. - Western India, and is naturalised in"
  • "At the outside of the orchard, damson, bullace, and tall plum trees had been planted."
  • "The finger bones had pointed to avatars, and it seemed to me the avatars had sown plants that I might find them now, and harvest what was needed: shiny evergreen leaves of the holm oak, barberries, five-leaf root, bullace branches, and tender feverfew leaves that had lingered into winter."