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Word Example of - fertilize

    Example Sentences for fertilize

    I fertilize my orchard with stable litter, and think it beneficial, and would advise its use on all soils.

    If enthusiasm were suffered to penetrate and fertilize her soul!

    I fertilize with stable litter, but would advise it only on hill orchards.

    It was easier to break new land than to fertilize that long in use.

    The ground was so rich that it was not necessary to fertilize it.

    It is unable to fertilize itself and must be set near other varieties.

    I fertilize my orchard every two or three years with stable litter.

    The perfume attracts insects, and insects do fertilize some flowers.

    I fertilize my orchard with stable litter, and think it beneficial.

    I fertilize with barn-yard litter; it seems to benefit the trees and prolong their fruitfulness.

Word Origin & History of - fertilize

    Word Origin & History

    fertilize 1640s; see fertile + -ize. Its biological sense of "unite with an egg cell" is first recorded 1859. Fertilizer as a euphemism for "manure" is from 1846.

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