from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to an asp; snaky: as, “aspine venom,” Quarles.
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Much can they praise the trees so straight and hy, The sayling pine; the cedar stout and tall; The vine-propp elm; the poplar never dry; The builder oake, sole king of forrests all; The aspine good for staves; the cypresse funerall;
The aspine, good for staves; the cypresse funerall;
The aspine good for staves; the cypresse funerall;
What, you want a POTUS that is articulate & has aspine?
1895 OW 1886 OW Fully fifty-four of my discoveries have to do with land animals: alcine elk, moose W dasyurine dasyure antelopine antelope W (1839-47) OW aspine asp 1644 O didelphine opossum bisontine bison 1885 - 1847 OW