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Garden syringe


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Garden syringe a syringe for watering plants, sprinkling them with solutions for destroying insects, etc.
    • Garden syringe See Garden.
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In literature:

Feeling like one who squirts on a burning haystack with a garden syringe, Felix propounded this scheme to his little daughter.
"The Freelands" by John Galsworthy
They were furnished with huge garden syringes, charged with the most disgusting filth.
"The Story of the Mormons From the Date of their Origin to the Year 1901" by William Alexander Linn
In another moment his shop door was open and he was hurling pails, garden syringes, and rolls of garden hose out upon the pavement.
"The History of Mr. Polly" by H. G. Wells
REGINA, with an empty garden syringe in her hand, hinders him from advancing.
"Ghosts" by Henrik Ibsen
A garden syringe or engine, with a cap on the pipe full of very minute holes, will wash away these disagreeable visitors very quickly.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
Looking hastily round, his eye fell upon the garden-syringe with which Athelstane sometimes cleaned the motor-bicycle.
"A Popular Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
In front of him stood Nat Poole, holding a big garden syringe in his hands.
"Dave Porter at Star Ranch" by Edward Stratemeyer
GARDEN ROLLERS, GARDEN ENGINES, Horticultural TOOLS, Scythes, Shears, Syringes, and Garden requisites in general.
"Notes and Queries, Number 234, April 22, 1854" by Various
It is recommended to apply with a garden-syringe.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden