huckleberry huckleberry  /ˈhə kəl ˌbɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various dark-fruited as distinguished from blue-fruited blueberries
  2. (n) any of several shrubs of the genus Gaylussacia bearing small berries resembling blueberries
  3. (n) blue-black berry similar to blueberries and bilberries of the eastern United States

Usage(s):

  1. We can our tomatoes and we use huckleberry syrup that we've made in the summer.
  2. He always kept 'a huckleberry or two ahead' of his readers.
  3. The narrow trail leads through cedars and Douglas firs, and we pass clumps of bear grass, huckleberry bushes, dogtooth violets and carpets of wild strawberry plants in the clearings.

News

  1. Movie in Park scheduled

    The Movie in the Park Saturday, June 15, is “Madagascar 3.” The movie starts at 9 p.m. in Huckleberry Park.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Hannibal Courier-Post

  2. Billings airport takes its own approach to attracting airlines

    A little more than a year ago, former Gov. Brian Schweitzer plopped down in the guest chair beside TV host David Letterman and bragged up the Big Sky state to a national audience. Although his trip to New York included handing out Montana-made beef jerky and huckleberry jam, Schweitzer said his main reason for visiting was to promote direct flights connecting Newark, N.J., and Bozeman.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Billings Gazette

  3. Get your Huck Finn Jubilee on at Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park

    It's time again to run away with Huck and Tom to the Huck Finn Jubilee, three days of celebrating the life and times of Mark Twain's beloved fictional characters, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: San Bernardino Sun

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Quotes

  1. In "Green Hills of Africa," Hemingway wrote: "All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called 'Huckleberry Finn.' All American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing since."
    on Mar 18, 2006 By: Ernest Hemingway Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "When people ask if me I'm coming back to Lost, that's the equivalent of asking Huckleberry Finn if he's coming back to Mark Twain," said Dominic. "I'm a fictional character. I have no control over that."
    on Jul 24, 2009 By: Dominic Monaghan Source: E! Online

  3. "I cannot help counting it a fault in him that he had no ambition," Emerson said. "Instead of engineering for all America, he was the captain of a huckleberry party."
    on Nov 3, 2007 By: Ralph Waldo Emerson Source: Bangor Daily News

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