Sentence Examples with the word paddy

Until far on in the 18th century the malarial jungle and paddy fields closely hemmed in the European mansions; the vast plain (maiddn), now covered with gardens and promenades, was then a swamp during three months of each year; the spacious quadrangle known as Wellington Square was built upon a filthy creek.

Suan, another rice-like cereal, not cultivated, grows spontaneously in the paddy fields.