Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as burnet.
  • n. See rose, I, 1 , and cantrobin.

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Examples

  • The fillagree, with its narrow, dark glossy-green leaves; the privet, with its modest white blossoms and purple berries; the lignum-vitae, with its strong resinous odour; the burnet-rose, and a great variety of elegant unknowns.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • I remarked many of our favourite garden shrubs among these wildings of nature: the fillagree, with its narrow, dark glossy-green leaves; the privet, with its modest white blossoms and purple berries; the lignum-vitae, with its strong resinous odour; the burnet-rose, and a great variety of elegant unknowns.

    Roughing It in the Bush

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