greens


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Related to greens: Beet greens
Drug slang A popular term for paper currency or the bills themselves as used in the drug trade
Hospital Theatre blues (UK), see there; Scrubs (US)
Nutrition Green vegetables—e.g., leafy vegetables (e.g., cabbage, lettuce, spinach), fruit vegetables (e.g., green peppers, etc.)

greens

Nutrition Green vegetable–eg, leafy vegetables–eg cabbage, lettuce, spinach, fruit vegetables–eg, green peppers, etc. See Leafy greens. Cf Fruit vegetable Dress code Hospital uniform; scrubs, see there. Cf Whites.
References in classic literature ?
And the same thing happened every day, and every day the tired Princess walked in the green wood.
Bagnet hospitably declares that he will hear of no business until after dinner and that his friend shall not partake of his counsel without first partaking of boiled pork and greens.
Bartley looked about with an air of satisfaction at the greens and the wreaths in the windows.
The baroness pointed, from the window at which they stood, to the courtyard beneath, where the unconscious Lincoln greens were taking a copious stirrup-cup, preparatory to issuing forth after a boar or two.
There was none to convey it but the little hardy courier of the fields with his rough green coat and modest air.
In summer time, the town is sweet to see; full of fine maples --long avenues of green and gold.
the tree at whose foot I lay had opened its rocky side, and in the cleft, like a long lily-bud sliding from its green sheath, stood a dryad, and my speech failed and my breath went as I looked upon her beauty, for which mortality has no simile.
Next day both mother and daughter were sitting in a jessamine bower in the garden, and they began to talk of the green monkey and his strange ways.
The traveller drew rein, amazed at the trim and features of Don Quixote, who rode without his helmet, which Sancho carried like a valise in front of Dapple's pack-saddle; and if the man in green examined Don Quixote closely, still more closely did Don Quixote examine the man in green, who struck him as being a man of intelligence.
They therefore brought before a general and extraordinary Assembly of all the States of Flatland a Bill proposing that in every Woman the half containing the eye and mouth should be coloured red, and the other half green.
As though trained for years in this particular evolution, the green Martians melted like mist into the spacious doorways of the nearby buildings, until, in less than three minutes, the entire cavalcade of chariots, mastodons and mounted warriors was nowhere to be seen.
The rocks about me were of a harsh reddish colour, and all the trace of life that I could see at first was the intensely green vegetation that covered every projecting point on their south-eastern face.