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fruit

1. slang Someone who is odd or wacky. What conspiracy theory is that old fruit blathering on about now?
2. slang Someone who can be easily deceived or swindled. That guy's definitely a fruit—you start talking to him, and I'll pick his pocket.
3. offensive slang A derogatory term for a male who is homosexual or otherwise non-heterosexual or considered effeminate.

fruiter

offensive slang A derogatory term for a male who is homosexual or otherwise non-heterosexual or considered effeminate.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fruit

1. n. a strange person. (Now overwhelmed by sense 2) Ted is such a fruit.
2. and fruiter n. a homosexual male. (Usually rude and derogatory.) Bob thinks that you-know-who is a fruit.

fruiter

verb
See fruit
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The sneaky crooks forced their way into the rear of Linden Tree Fruiters on Ilfracombe Gardens in Whitley Bay, and stole 75 large real Christmas trees.
Other shops recalled are Tonkins' wet fish shop, Vaux Chemist, Allick's fruiters, Ginny Jones's sweet shop, McTigue's hardware where we purchased paraffin for our Aladinique heater to warm our small extension which housed our gas cooker, sink and eventually, in the early 1960s, a Hotpoint Iced Diamond fridge.
"With autumn fruiters, chop them right down to the base in really early spring and they'll come back year after year."
Heavy fruiters, this is only for one or two years and are best treated as annuals, the seeds sown in a propagator (10-16degC) and pricked out into boxes for transplanting in May/June.
They are mainly autumn fruiters and at the moment they are in a bit of a tangle.
When I worked for the Flying Potato people I WAS reading through Issue 82 and noticed the article on the Flying Potato Merchants, Mr and Mrs Allick, the fruiters, writes R Wishart.
"With autumn fruiters chop them right down to the base in really early spring and they'll come back year after year."
CHOOSE from summer or autumn fruiters - the latter often produce plenty of gorgeous berries right up until the first frosts, and if you have the space, you could opt for a few of each.
I remember having to fetch her some veg and especially big headed young onions from Griffin's the fruiters - and woe betide me if I was lazy and got them from the horse drawn cart on the corner.
"Some of the names I can remember are fruiters Honeymans, Masons, Petches, Lowcocks lemonade, Harkers, Co-op Milk, and coal stabled in Abingdon Road, which had two floors.
4IF you want to grow raspberries but your soil is on the heavy or alkaline side, I find the autumn-fruiting varieties grow much better than the summer fruiters.