Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular present simple form of sprout

Etymologies

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sprout +‎ -eth

Examples

  • We prate of faculties divine: and know not how sprouteth a spear of grass; we go about shrugging our shoulders: when the firmament-arch is over us; we rant of etherealities: and long tarry over our banquets; we demand

    Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. II (of 2)

  • Every Month, one of those branches falleth to the ground, and at the same time, another sprouteth out.

    Bucaniers of America:

  • This property is peculiar unto Tobacco, which therefore I shall not omit, that if while it is yet in the ground, the leaf be pulled off from the stalk, it sprouteth again, no less then four times in one year.

    Bucaniers of America:

  • Clusius calleth Pinguicula; not before his time remembered, hath sundry small thick leaves, fat and full of juice, being broad towards the root and sharp towards the point, of a faint green colour, and bitter in taste; out of the middest whereof sprouteth or shooteth up a naked slender stalke nine inches long, every stalke bearing one flower and no more, sometimes white, and sometimes of a bluish purple colour, fashioned like unto the common

    Proserpina, Volume 2 Studies Of Wayside Flowers

  • [the answer] from a wheat grain: if a grain of wheat, which is buried naked, sprouteth forth in many robes, how much more so the righteous, who are buried in their raiment! '

    Heart, Mind, Soul, and Strength

  • "delivered over to a night of pure light, in which no unpurged sight is sharp enough to penetrate the mysterious essence that sprouteth into different persons," we kneel in most pious awe, and cry, with Sir

    The Destiny of the Soul A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life

  • I am the Plant of the region where nothing sprouteth, and the Blossom of the hidden horizon.”

    Egyptian Literature Comprising Egyptian tales, hymns, litanies, invocations, the Book of the Dead, and cuneiform writings

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