from The Century Dictionary.

  • Abounding with thyme; fragrant with thyme.
  • Resembling thyme; of, pertaining to, or characteristic of thyme: as, a thymy smell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Abounding with thyme; fragrant.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of thymey.


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  • Often at such conjunctures as these, when the futility of her great undertaking was more than usually manifest, did Ethelberta long like a tired child for the conclusion of the whole matter; when her work should be over, and the evening come; when she might draw her boat upon the shore, and in some thymy nook await eternal night with a placid mind.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Away! ours is the palm of roast; whether of the crisp mutton that crops the thymy herbage of our downs, or the noble ox who revels on lush

    The Fitz-Boodle Papers

  • Leaving Anaxis to smell about, I went walking on the thymy hillsides or through the olive groves, hearing for chorus the cicadas and mountain birds, while I ran over this speech or that.

    The Mask of Apollo

  • To do this we must visit them in their own home, which we shall find in some pine-wood, like the "pincushion-wood," or in some grassy thymy spot, covered with little green tufts.

    Twilight and Dawn Simple Talks on the Six Days of Creation

  • Or, when we eat of the fragrant honey, we do not quarrel with the thymy bees because they have blended for us the sweets of Hybla.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No. V, May, 1863 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Neither drew free breath again till they were out of the house, and out of the garden, and out of the castle, and on the wide, thymy downs, with the blue sky above, where the skylarks sang, and there was the sweet, fresh scent of the seaweed and the bean-fields.

    The House of Arden

  • And as on the yellowy white of the vellum book-cover, so here on the thymy grass of the knoll it shone golden.

    The House of Arden

  • The place looked comfortable enough -- a small, unpainted, two-room affair, with a lean-to at the back for a kitchen, a porch added only the preceding spring, so that milord might have a view of the thymy valley below, with its green fields and distant hills, while he smoked and meditated.

    Ida Hauchawout

  • I remembered that; but I remembered, too, how white and round Jane's chin had looked as it pressed against the thymy turf of the cliff where we lay above the sea.

    Potterism A Tragi-Farcical Tract

  • And the sapphire sky and thymy plains of thy own sweet Sicily;



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