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perishable
used in Wuthering Heights

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things that decay (spoil) — (often said of foods that need refrigeration such as meats or milk)
  • I gazed long at the weather-worn block; and, stooping down, perceived a hole near the bottom still full of snail-shells and pebbles, which we were fond of storing there with more perishable things; and, as fresh as reality, it appeared that I beheld my early playmate seated on the withered turf: his dark, square head bent forward, and his little hand scooping out the earth with a piece of slate.
    Chapter 11 (6% in)

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