from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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.
Berries were very plenty; it was a perfect bed of squaw-vine and partridge berry.
We gathered, this afternoon, some flowers of the partridge-berry and squaw-vine, the only spring blossoms still found in the woods.