Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The mountain-laurel, Kalmia latifolia.
“In both hands he took a cup of ivy-wood, and drank the unmixed wine of the dark grape-mother, until he was encompassed and heated with the flame of wine.”
“We, as we trod the infinite fruit of Iacchus, mingled and wound in the rhythm of the revel, and now the fathomless flood flowed down, and like boats our cups of ivy-wood swam on the sweet surges; dipping wherewith, we drank just as it lay at our hand, nor missed the warm water-nymphs overmuch.”
“The swineherd then mixed wine in a bowl of ivy-wood, and taking a seat opposite”
“He mixed wine also in bowls of ivy-wood, and took his seat facing”
“A deep bowl of ivy-wood, too, I will give thee, rubbed with sweet bees'-wax, a twy-eared bowl newly wrought, smacking still of the knife of the graver.”
“Finding that I would not taste the alcoholic liquor, which the natives always mixed with a large proportion of water, Doto rose, went out, and returned with a great bowl of ivy-wood, curiously carved, and full of milk.”
“The swineherd then mixed wine in a bowl of ivy-wood, and taking a seat opposite Ulysses told him to begin.”
“So I went up to him with an ivy-wood bowl of black wine in my hands:”
“He mixed wine also in bowls of ivy-wood, and took his seat facing Ulysses.”
“He also mixed wine in a bowl of ivy-wood, and sat down opposite his guest, and bade him eat, saying: "Eat now such food as I can give thee; as for the fat hogs, them the suitors devour.”
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