Blackberry vs Youngberry - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between blackberry and youngberry
is that blackberry
is a fruit-bearing shrub of the species rubus fruticosus
and some hybrids while youngberry
is a hybrid between a blackberry and a dewberry of the rose family, first cultivated in the western united states.
As a verb blackberry
is to gather or forage for.
A fruit-bearing shrub of the species Rubus fruticosus and some hybrids.
The soft fruit borne by this shrub, formed of a black (when ripe) cluster of drupelets.
(UK, in some regions) The blackcurrant.
* (shrub and fruit) bramble
To gather or forage for .
* 1925 , Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway :
* 1977 , Howard Frank Mosher, Disappearances , Mariner Books (2006), ISBN 9780618694068,
- She had gone up into the tower alone and left them blackberrying in the sun
* 2001 , Thomas Keneally, Victim of the Aurora , Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2001), ISBN 9780156007337,
- My mother and Cordelia were blackberrying along the woods edge of a nearby meadow.
* 2004 , Janet Bord, The Traveller's Guide to Fairy Sites: The Landscape and Folklore of Fairyland In England, Wales And Scotland , Gothic Image (2004), ISBN 9780906362648,
- My wife and children were blackberrying at the end of the garden and I was simply reading.
English karmadharaya compounds
- Another instance of someone who is blackberrying and sees fairies can be found at Kingheriot Farm (South-West Wales: Pembrokeshire ): maybe gathering berries puts the percipient into a relaxed or dissociated frame of mind, more conducive to being able to see things that one would perhaps not normally be able to see.
A hybrid between a blackberry and a dewberry of the rose family, first cultivated in the western United States.