Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The bishop's-cap or miterwort, Mitella diphylla: so called from some resemblance of the leaves to those of the currant.

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Examples

  • When I had finish’d the butter, I threw the currant-leaf out of the window, and was going to do the same by the waste paper—but stopping to read a line first, and that drawing me on to a second and third—I thought it better worth; so I shut the window, and drawing a chair up to it, I sat down to read it.

    58. The Fragment. Paris

  • He had brought the little print of butter upon a currantleaf; and as the morning was warm, he had begg’d a sheet of waste paper to put betwixt the currant-leaf and his hand.

    58. The Fragment. Paris

  • When I had finished the butter, I threw the currant-leaf out of the window, and was going to do the same by the waste paper; — but stopping to read a line first, and that drawing me on to a second and third, — I thought it better worth; so I shut the window, and drawing a chair up to it, I sat down to read it.

    A sentimental journey through France and Italy

  • When I had finished the butter, I threw the currant-leaf out of the window, and was going to do the same by the waste paper; - but stopping to read a line first, and that drawing me on to a second and third, - I thought it better worth; so I shut the window, and drawing a chair up to it, I sat down to read it.

    A Sentimental Journey

  • When I had finished the butter, I threw the currant-leaf out of the window, and was going to do the same by the waste paper; -- but stopping to read a line first, and that drawing me on to a second and third, -- I thought it better worth; so I shut the window, and drawing a chair up to it, I sat down to read it.

    A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

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