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vegetable patch

Slang definitions & phrases for vegetable patch

veg 2


(also vedge or veg out) To relax luxuriously and do nothing; vegetate; goof off, mellow out: I'm going to vanish up to someplace beautiful and just veg for two solid days/ when you could escape from the world by vegging out in front of the tube

[1980s+ College students; fr vegetate]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • He was, in a way of speaking, guardian of that vegetable patch.

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  • In a few moments he drew rein at the gate of her vegetable patch.

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  • But when they reached the vegetable patch there was no one to be seen.

    A Chinese Wonder Book Norman Hinsdale Pitman
  • From the window she pointed out her little garden, with its vegetable patch and tiny strawberry-bed, which she worked herself.

    Amy in Acadia Helen Leah Reed
  • There was just enough length, with room along the sides for flowers and a vegetable patch at the back.

    I Walked in Arden Jack Crawford
  • When he reached the hedge, he gave a great leap and landed directly in the vegetable patch.

    The Green Forest Fairy Book Loretta Ellen Brady

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