Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The common name of species of Trichomanes, especially T. radicans, from the bristle that projects beyond the cup-shaped indusium.

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Examples

  • London-pride which covers the Kerry mountains, and the little pink butterwort of Devon, and the great blue butterwort of Ireland, and the Connemara heath, and the bristle-fern of the Turk waterfall, and many a strange plant more; all fairy tokens left for wise men and good children from off St. Brandan's Isle.

    The Water-Babies

  • Kerry mountains, and the little pink butterwort of Devon, and the great blue butterwort of Ireland, and the Connemara heath, and the bristle-fern of the Turk waterfall, and many a strange plant more; all fairy tokens left for wise men and good children from off St. Brandan's

    The Water-Babies A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby

  • Ireland, and the Connemara heath, and the bristle-fern of the Turk waterfall, and many a strange plant more; all fairy tokens left for wise men and good children from off St. Brandan’s Isle.

    The Water Babies

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