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 Meanings and Examples of MELON
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melon
 n.  juicy fruit of certain cucurbitaceous plants, as the muskmelon, watermelon; plant that produces the fruit juicy
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Everybody was riding out Peachtree road to gather greenery and have a picnic and melon cutting.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
2  While Pork stood with the little melon clutched to him, uncertain as to the final decision, they heard Prissy cry out.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
3  His rosy face, with its snub nose, set in this fleece, was like a melon among its leaves.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: V
4  As we rode up the draw, we skirted a big melon patch, and a garden where squashes and yellow cucumbers lay about on the sod.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: V
5  When Mr. Shimerda and Krajiek drove up in their wagon to take Peter to the train, they found him with a dripping beard, surrounded by heaps of melon rinds.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
6  His head, in truth, felt precisely like a melon, and there was an unpleasant sensation at his stomach.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
7  A being resembling a man was walking amid the bell-glasses of the melon beds, rising, stooping, halting, with regular movements, as though he were dragging or spreading out something on the ground.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—THE ENIGMA BECOMES DOUBLY MYSTERIOUS
8  From that point he scrutinized the appearance of the being in the melon patch.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—THE ENIGMA BECOMES DOUBLY MYSTERIOUS
9  In fact, at the moment when Jean Valjean accosted him, old Fauchelevent held in his hand the end of a straw mat which he was occupied in spreading over the melon bed.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX—THE MAN WITH THE BELL
10  Jean Valjean watched him hurrying across the garden as fast as his crooked leg would permit, casting a sidelong glance by the way on his melon patch.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—WHICH TREATS OF THE MANNER OF ENTERING A CONVEN...
11  Nothing of this triumph reached Fauchelevent in his hut; he went on grafting, weeding, and covering up his melon beds, without in the least suspecting his excellences and his sanctity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VIII—A SUCCESSFUL INTERROGATORY
12  First, she rooted among a heap of litter; then, in passing, she ate up a young pullet; lastly, she proceeded carelessly to munch some pieces of melon rind.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
13  Beside it hung a huge, grimy oil painting representative of some flowers and fruit, half a water melon, a boar's head, and the pendent form of a dead wild duck.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI
14  He found Joe Harper and Huck Finn up an alley eating a stolen melon.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
15  I split the melons with an old corn-knife, and we lifted out the hearts and ate them with the juice trickling through our fingers.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
Example Sentence:
1  He picked a melon from the field.
2  The place is nationally known for its melons and fruit, especially its seedless grapes.