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traveller's joy

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  • n. a climbing shrub native to Europe, Clematis vitalba

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  • n. vigorous deciduous climber of Europe to Afghanistan and Lebanon having panicles of fragrant green-white flowers in summer and autumn

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  • Though her colours were those of age they were bright as flowers. Her hair was white, but it shone like travellers' joy*, and her peering old eyes were blue as speedwell, and her shrivelled cheeks were pink as apple-blossom.

    - Rebecca West, The Judge

    *sic, I prefer the single traveller.

    August 28, 2009