from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a popular name in America for the ivy proper (Hedera helix).

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  • n. Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits


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  • It was a wonderfully quaint and rambling building with English ivy climbing its quarry-cut stone walls, and cozy nooks and crannies inside, along with long, shining walnut tables and wingback chairs in which to curl up and read Anne of Green Gables or Little Women.

    I. O. U.


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