Sentence Examples with the word leek

For success in coping with this difficulty, as well as in dealing with the whole question of the cultivation and employment of wild silks, the unwearying patience and great skill of Sir Thomas Wardle of Leek deserve special mention here.

There is more than one meaning of Leek discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.

Several species afford useful foods, such as onion (Allium Cepa), leek (A.

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That's Roman wormwood--that's pigweed--that's sorrel--that's piper-grass--have at him, chop him up, turn his roots upward to the sun, don't let him have a fibre in the shade, if you do he'll turn himself t' other side up and be as green as a leek in two days.