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  • noun Plural form of thimbleberry.


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  • There were found a lot of blackberry bushes which we called thimbleberries because they were big, over 1 1/2 inches long.

    The Biography of a Rabbit Roy Benson

  • We picked salal berries, huckleberries, and thimbleberries.

    » Nature Walk 2008

  • Your pictures and story make me want some fresh ones right now … * sigh* Have you ever had thimbleberries?

    Bento # 89: Fruits of the forest « Were rabbits 2007

  • Arm in arm with thimbleberries and bearberries, they grew wild over much of the park.

    Blood Lure Barr, Nevada 2001

  • Sophie and Ben led Roberto up the river-bank and around a screen of thimbleberries.

    Stallion Gate Smith, Martin Cruz, 1942- 1986

  • But he returned to camp without having fired a shot, and with only a capful of thimbleberries as spoil.

    Kiddie the Scout Robert Leighton

  • Thar's a bush 'most breakin' down with its weight of ripe and juicy thimbleberries, back of the old cedar tree.

    Kiddie the Scout Robert Leighton

  • "And I'll pick thimbleberries for our lunch," said Phyllis, eagerly.

    Stories of Birds Lenore Elizabeth Mulets

  • "I thought you were to furnish the thimbleberries for lunch," he said.

    Stories of Birds Lenore Elizabeth Mulets

  • Prim spinsters eye him acridly, as a man given over to "shif'less" ways, and wives set him up, like a lurid guidepost, before husbands prone to lapse from domestic thrift; but the dogs smile at him, and children, for whom he is ever ready to make kite or dory, though all his hay should mildew, or to string thimbleberries on a grass spear while supper cools within, tumble merrily at his heels.

    Meadow Grass Tales of New England Life Alice Brown 1902


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