from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See cy-press.
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In the reign of Jimmu, hemp is said to have been cultivated, and Susanoo, after his reformation, became the guardian of forests, one of his functions being to fix the uses of the various trees, as pine and hinoki (ground-cypress) for house building, maki (podocarpus Chinensis) for coffin making, and camphor-wood for constructing boats.
Good luck procures me two Cross Spiders 'nests, on the edge of one of the paths in the enclosure, among some tufts of ground-cypress, or lavender - cotton.