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  • n. Plural form of ivy.


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  • Native spreading plants (like ivies) would possibly be a good supplement if the owners wanted to add anything.

    House in Gerês by Correia Ragazzi Architects

  • Neither Claremont, nor any of the little ivies besides Tufts are even in the top 200 universities according to the THE rankings.

    Matthew Yglesias » Culture and Size and Scope of Government

  • It includes continuing medical/nursing education via video conferencing, video conferencing of specific patient encounter in real-time, reading of x-rays remotely either in real-time or delayed, in house patient monitoring for specific diagnosis (e.g., diabetes, congestive heart failure, high risk pregnancies), school nurses being able to consult with local healthcare professional, and many other types of act ivies.

    Online Trade Barriers, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • We looked in the direction of Margaret's cubicle, but all we could see were potted palms, bromeliads, ivies, lilies, cacti- - and they were all vibrating.

    Invasive Species

  • Newly potted ferns and ivies draped down from shining brass hooks on the ceiling, and I realized that May had brought them for me.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • They are the American re-creations of the elite-generating ivies of Great Britain: Cambridge, Oxford, and Eton.

    Brian Ross: Poison Ivy Leagues: Should America Look Elsewhere for Its Leaders?

  • Those with good grades are clustering, first, in famous universities: Stanford, Duke, the Ivies and the "public ivies," such as the Universities of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and Virginia (Charlottesville).

    Save First, Then Borrow

  •     With a fury toss the Maenads clad in ivies a frolic head,

    Poems and Fragments

  • As an alumnus of two "public ivies," I've always thought it made us look a little bush-league to bitch about the ivies.

    dei sub numine viget

  • Worse yet, was this mid-80s invention of the "public ivies," as if a school like Cal-Berkeley or us needed our lily gilded.

    dei sub numine viget


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