canary-creeper love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The canary-bird flower (which see, under canary-bird).

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When at last Skinner followed the lonely footpath over the swelling field that separated Hickleybrow from the sombre pine-shaded hollow in whose black shadows the gigantic canary-creeper grappled silently with the Experimental Farm, he followed it alone.

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

  • “Where’s the waggons?” said Cossar, appearing amidst a thicket of gigantic canary-creeper leaves.

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

  • A canary-creeper leaf tendril, engaged in that mysterious search for a holdfast which constitutes a tendril’s career, bent itself engagingly towards his neck and made him step aside hastily.

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

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