from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A species of Clematis or virgin's-bower, C. Viticella, of southern Europe, a handsome cultivated vine.


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  • But they had good fun, walking about the island, and going into the green vine-bower now and then to get out of the sun, which was very hot.

    Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue

  • I took her by the hand, and led her to the garden, into the vine-bower, and said, Thou mayest depend on me: there is no hour when, if thou wert to utter a wish, I would hesitate for a moment.

    The Friendships of Women


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