“A plant called teazle is now largely cultivated in England for the same purpose.”
“We scour the county in her pick-up, windows down, twanging country songs at the top of our lungs and laughing while we search out wild asparagus, teazle, milkweed, cattails, sumac, and bittersweet.”
“The vegetation of this waste undulated and frothed amidst the countless cells of crumbling house walls, and broke along the foot of the city wall in a surf of bramble and holly and ivy and teazle and tall grasses.”
“Three wide-opened casements laid bare the night under a teazle-blue heaven trembling with stars.”
“An illustration of it is afforded by the figure (fig. 2), showing cohesion affecting the branches of a teazle (_Dipsacus sylvestris_).”
“-- The article undergoes the process of scouring before described, and, after being well rinsed and drained, it is put on a board, and the thread-bare parts rubbed with a half-worn hatter's card, filled with flocks, or with a teazle or a prickly thistle, until”
“She followed it out on the marsh, and when it cut into another dyke she followed that, walking on the bank beside the great teazle.”
“In one corner was the picturesque Fosse Labarre, a wide horseshoe moat enclosing a little garden, now a machine-gun emplacement, where grew the cumfrey, teazle and yellow flag.”
“The fuller's teazle, and woad for dyeing, also grew, and still grow, I learn from Dr. Williamson, though I have not found either, in the neighbourhood.”
“If it was no more than the lad that turned the handle of the grindstone to sharp the knife that carved a bit of a cabinet or what not, or a child that picked a teazle to finish a bit of the cloth that's glued on to the bottom of a chessman -- they're all here.”
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From the novel by Stella Gibbons
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