Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The poison-ivy.
  • noun The milk-vine

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Examples

  • The effect of her rising thus eclipsed was more strange, more striking by far, than watching the gradual obscuration; and as I turned to look at the black chasm behind me, and saw the deadly alder, and the poison-vine waving darkly on the rocks around, I thought the scene wanted nothing but the figure of a palsied crone, plucking the fatal branches to concoct some charm of mischief.

    Domestic Manners of the Americans

  • Isn't it fine to go openly and freely, with nothing worse than a snake or a poison-vine to fear? "

    Freckles

  • Isn't it fine to go openly and freely, with nothing worse than a snake or a poison-vine to fear? "

    Freckles

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