American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of scion.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of scion.
- n. The uvula.
- n. An obsolete spelling of the termination -tion. In coercion, epinicion, internecion, suspicion, the obelongs to the root.
- n. alternative spelling of scion.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See scion.
“My suspicion is maybe still yes, but not asmuch …”
“The part which is removed and set into the stock is called a cion if it is a piece of a branch, or a "bud" if it is only a single bud with a bit of tissue attached.”
“The cion is a cutting of the last year's growth (as of No. 1, in Fig. 14).”
“A keen-bladed budding knife made for the purpose, a "cion" or "stick" of the variety to be budded, some twine (basswood bark is the best), make up the needed outfit for this operation.”
“They had either to haul the unconscious android along with them, which would surely arouse suspi - cion, or wait with him here until the danger passed.”
“Take your first thoughts away from her, Immacola — cion.”
“I was very earnest to know, since my eyes had been such tell-tales, if their brother had any suspi-cion of my regard for him.”
“Ever since Fidel Castro's 1959 New Year's victory, the beginning of every year has been marked in Havana on January 2 with an anniversary celebration in the broad, open space known as Plaza de la Revolu-cion.”
“And when the morning comes, and coer-cion no longer works on the fighters and they are safe from magical attack, how many of them will remain to fight for their masters?”
“He had been taking Valium, Hal-cion, and Xanax that Casanova knew of.”
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