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Chinese medicine see Chinese wild raspberry
Herbal medicine Rubus idaeus, European red raspberry, red raspberry A shrub, the leaves of which contain fragarine and tannin; raspberry leaf infusions may be used to ease muscle spasms, diarrhoea, morning sickness, colds, or sore throat
Drug slang A regional term for a woman who trades sex acts for crack cocaine or for money to buy it
Nutrition A shrub, the fruit of which contains sugars, citric and malic acid, pectin, vitamins A, B, C, volatile oil
Vox populi A rude sound made with the tongue and lips to express derision or contempt

raspberry,

n Latin name:
Rubus idaeus; parts used: berries, leaves, roots; uses: antidiabetic, antimicrobial, diuretic, antiinflammatory, cough, kidney stones, urinary infections, morning sickness, eases labor; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, antidiabetic medications. Also called
bramble, bramble of Mount Ida, hindberry, or
red raspberry.
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Rasberry said: "It is often very complicated and time consuming for customers to wade through the myriad of warranty polices and get to grips with terms and conditions.
Rasberry said May failed to understand the harsh feelings among the officials of the other systems engendered by attempting to corral the bulk of a limited amount of construction funding.
Why Rasberry singles out African American children as not being able to benefit from the same model is not clear.
Photo on page 36 courtesy of Martine Larose: Jack Pearse, The Boys' Camp Band, Mike Pearse, and Joanne Bender--International Camping Congress, Quebec City, 2008 (From left to right: Joanne Bender [piano], Mike Pearse, Jim Knowlton [bass], Tom Knowlton [banjo], Jack Pearse, Mark Baldwin [guitar], Peter Rasberry [guitar]).
Dolly They're full of rasberry jam--full of it--we could eat them ally
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Willie has created a Loch Ness monster dessert to add a little humour to the night - a work of art made from a rasberry and Drambuie mousse topped with Dundee marmalade.
Poor, beautiful and virtuous Helen must endure kidnapping by the dastardly Lord Rasberry and many other hardships before she is eventually united with her true love, Maurice Munro.
In contrast, Rasberry (2001) observed that some of his secondary teacher candidates enjoyed writing, others were reticent and even fearful of it while others were ambivalent.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Anna Rasberry of Rio Linda, Calif.