from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The partridge-berry, Mitchella repens.


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  • The squaw-vine, with its long creeping branches, is a constant companion of the partridge berry the year round, common in all the woods.

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  • Berries were very plenty; it was a perfect bed of squaw-vine and partridge berry.

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  • We gathered, this afternoon, some flowers of the partridge-berry and squaw-vine, the only spring blossoms still found in the woods.

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