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  • noun Plural form of granary.


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  • In the central part of the cave were a number of small structures, built of the same material and in a similar manner as those I described as granaries in Cave Valley.

    Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2) A Record of Five Years' Exploration Among the Tribes of the Western Sierra Madre; In the Tierra Caliente of Tepic and Jalisco; and Among the Tarascos of Michoacan Carl Lumholtz 1886

  • Our habitations were palaces our food was ready stored in granaries -- there was no need of labour, no inquisitiveness, no restless desire to get on.

    III.5 1826

  • "The Russian wheat will be in German granaries," he said softly, "the

    The Green Rust Edgar Wallace 1903

  • Although in all the provinces rice is grown to a considerable extent, yet those which produce it best, and in greatest abundance, and form what may be called granaries for the others, which are not so suitable for that cultivation, may be considered to be Ylocos, Pangasinan,

    Recollections of Manilla and the Philippines During 1848, 1849 and 1850 Robert MacMicking

  • But he insisted on clambering down to each one in person, and as he decided that one of my granaries was a prison, and another a pot-making factory, and another a schoolroom for young priests, he naturally said he hadn't much reliance on my judgment, and would have to go through the whole lot himself.

    The Lost Continent Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne 1905

  • For we had found the mud granaries filled with rice and millet.

    Chapter 21 2010

  • He said the need was all the more as there wasn't enough storage space in government granaries.

    Timely Rains to Help India Farms Rajesh Roy 2011

  • Having seen A Dangerous Method this morning, I slip out and head to the first Gucci Award for Women in Cinema dinner hosted by Frida Giannini in Cipriani's rustic barns that were previously ancient granaries, but are now donning elegant white Murano glass chandeliers.

    Peggy Siegal: To Venice With Love Peggy Siegal 2011

  • We emptied the mud - granaries of their rice and millet.

    Chapter 21 2010

  • Their granaries were overflowing with plenitude; yet they wanted to keep the sharp famine-edge of their love undulled.



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