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berries

1. and the berries n. the best; the finest. (Always with the. A noun with the force of an adjective.) Man, this stuff is the berries!
2. n. wine. (see also grape(s).) Lemme stop at the liquor store for some berries.
See also: berry
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One day he was returning from the head of the valley, where he had gone with ewe's milk and oat cake and berries for the holy hermit, who was too old and feeble to provide himself with food.
The muskeg berries did not allay this gnawing, while they made his tongue and the roof of his mouth sore with their irritating bite.
It was composed of stringy filaments saturated with water, like the berries, and devoid of nourishment.
He felt his way through the wet snow to the watery muskeg berries, and went by feel as he pulled up the rush-grass by the roots.
He was compelled to pause for frequent rests, when he attacked the muskeg berries and rush-grass patches.
It was because it refused to die that he still ate muskeg berries and minnows, drank his hot water, and kept a wary eye on the sick wolf.
With the exception of a few berries, chiefly of a dwarf arbutus, the natives eat no vegetable food besides this fungus.
She remarked she was without them from the cutting frost; but the Reindeer dared not stand still; on he ran till he came to the great bush with the red berries, and there he set Gerda down, kissed her mouth, while large bright tears flowed from the animal's eyes, and then back he went as fast as possible.
It moved slowly, but it enlightened my path, and I again went out in search of berries.
When night came again I found, with pleasure, that the fire gave light as well as heat and that the discovery of this element was useful to me in my food, for I found some of the offals that the travellers had left had been roasted, and tasted much more savoury than the berries I gathered from the trees.
Her couch was dressed with here and there some winter berries and green leaves, gathered in a spot she had been used to favour.
2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subject of research: FRESH FRUIT AND BERRIES MARKET GOAL OF RESEARCH: EVALUATION OF THE MARKET AND FORECAST OF ITS DEVELOPMENT FOR 2014-2016 REGIONS OF RESEARCH: COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD RUSSIA REGIONS OF RF
Berries in Pokemon X and Y are invaluable not just for farming but also in a variety of uses in the game.
Garden-variety berries provide about the same cancer-fighting punch as more exotic ones, a study of rats with esophageal cancer shows.
The anticancer potential of berries has been related, at least in part, to a multitude of bioactive phytochemicals that these colorful fruits contain, including polyphenols (flavonoids, proanthocyanidins, ellagitannins, gallotannins, phenolic acids), stilbenoids, lignans, and triterpenoids.