from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The canary-bird flower (which see, under canary-bird).
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When at last Skinner followed the lonely footpath over the swelling field that separated Hickleybrow from the sombre pine-shaded hollow in whose black shadows the gigantic canary-creeper grappled silently with the Experimental Farm, he followed it alone.
“Where’s the waggons?” said Cossar, appearing amidst a thicket of gigantic canary-creeper leaves.
A canary-creeper leaf tendril, engaged in that mysterious search for a holdfast which constitutes a tendril’s career, bent itself engagingly towards his neck and made him step aside hastily.