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melons

n. large breasts. (Usually objectionable.) Look at the melons on that babe!
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So long as the bungalow is empty, we are king and queen of the garden; and remember that as soon as our eggs in the melon bed hatch (as they may tomorrow), our children will need room and quiet.
But melons are not very nutritious, and when we had satisfied our thirst with their pulpy substance, and put a stock to cool by the simple process of cutting them in two and setting them end on in the hot sun to grow cold by evaporation, we began to feel exceedingly hungry.
I shall order you destroyed in a few minutes, so you will have no need to ruin our pretty melon vines and berry bushes.
They put me to work cultivating in a patch of melons.
And huge, golden melons of the papaia, ready for the eating, globuled directly from the slender- trunked trees not one-tenth the girth of the fruits they bore.
These fruits, in corresponding latitudes in Europe, are well known to succeed to perfection; and even in this continent, at the Rio Negro, under nearly the same parallel with Valdivia, sweet potatoes (convolvulus) are cultivated; and grapes, figs, olives, oranges, water and musk melons, produce abundant fruit.
In this part I found different fruits, and particularly I found melons upon the ground, in great abundance, and grapes upon the trees.
We must cross Broadway again; gaining some refreshment from the heat, in the sight of the great blocks of clean ice which are being carried into shops and bar-rooms; and the pine-apples and water- melons profusely displayed for sale.
Well, it does beat all that I never thought about a dog not eating water- melon.
He found Joe Harper and Huck Finn up an alley eating a stolen melon.
When he opened his eyes for the second time, he begged me to bring him a melon and some sugar, that he might eat and refresh himself.
His head, in truth, felt precisely like a melon, and there was an un- pleasant sensation at his stomach.
You didn't go on past the melon patch where I tried to turn Wanderer.
Its outrages were usually preceded by a warning sent to the marked man in some fantastic but generally recognised shape--a sprig of oak-leaves in some parts, melon seeds or orange pips in others.
He breakfasted with appetite and method, beginning with a slice of melon, and studying a morning paper while he waited for his toast and scrambled eggs.