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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of botanise.

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Examples

  • We have tramped and botanised and come to a rest, and, sitting among rocks, we have eaten our lunch and finished our bottle of Yvorne, and fallen into a talk of Utopias, and said such things as I have been saying.

    A Modern Utopia

  • There, early in the eighties, as the guest of the hospitable Herr Blasehek, Professor Ernst Haeckel botanised a week, on his way to Ceylon.

    The Darrow Enigma

  • In early youth we have read our favourite authors under thy trees; a little later, have botanised with friends who loved thee and nature as dearly as we did; and thus have we learned to know thee, in every dress, in every phase of light and shade, and in every month of the year.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 385. November, 1847.

  • Remembering her chill once on hearing Patrick in a green lane where they botanised among spring flowers call himself her Irish cousin, as if he had advanced a step and betrayed the hoof, she called him her Irish cousin now in good earnest.

    Celt and Saxon — Complete

  • Remembering her chill once on hearing Patrick in a green lane where they botanised among spring flowers call himself her Irish cousin, as if he had advanced a step and betrayed the hoof, she called him her

    Celt and Saxon — Volume 2

  • We frequently botanised up and down the river with great success: many curious plants grow on its stony and rocky banks; and amongst them

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

  • We stayed with Mr. Atherton, and botanised in the neighbourhood of the town, which was once very extensive, and is still large, though not flourishing.

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

  • Whether Crusoe botanised or geologised on these excursions we will not venture to say.

    The Dog Crusoe and his Master

  • Then he had read through a History of France, and made a synopsis of the work, as well as two or three biographies; and he had fished and ridden, and botanised and geologised, and seemed to have seen and talked with a great number of interesting people.

    Ernest Bracebridge School Days

  • Petrea and I have taken such long excursions with him, and then he was mild and lively; then he botanised with us, told us of the natural families in the vegetable kingdom, and related the particular life and history of many plants.

    The Home

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