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- n. laurestine
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as laurustinus.
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Gardens were no longer filled with yews in the shape of giants, Noah's ark cut in holly, St. George and the Dragon in box, cypress lovers, laurustine bears, and all that race of root-born monsters which flourished so long, and looked so tremendous round the edges of every grass-plat.
Greville, are happy in these parks and forests: we were happy in my close winter-walk of box and laurustine.