Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • There is ample light and air still found past the large windows of the lounge, even if a once expansive outlook is now highly proscribed with one's view confined to a vine-hung wall and a few gnarled trees and shrubs.

    Michael Henry Adams: Great Houses of New York: The River Club, the Best Address, Part III

  • Then they turned out of the moonlight into the trellised darkness of a vine-hung pagoda, where there were scents so plaintive as to be nearly musical.

    This Side of Paradise

  • The pbth wandered like a stream through a maze of vine-hung arbors; the arbors became a series of chambers, their ceilings and walls as random as the walls of caves.

    Dreamfall

  • He jumped off his seat and ran, laughing, into the woods, the tangled, knotted vine-hung woods that grew here on the far side of the mountains, and he saw that he could catch her.

    Beowulf's Children

  • Two days ride from Mbwebwe, deep in the Donn: ker Basin, stood a compound surrounded by tall, vine-hung, saptrees.

    Circus World

  • They ran on through vine-hung trees and small clearings.

    Modesty Blaise

  • Laughing and jesting, calling to one another, the masked crowd moved off to the vine-hung villa ahead, gleaming moon-white through the shrubbery.

    Diane of the Green Van

  • On the east side stood a certain club house (it stands there yet, by the way), whose peculiar feature was a vine-hung veranda across its entire front, from which an unusually long flight of steps led to the sidewalk.

    Stage Confidences

  • This noon, when I joined the Governor's wife as usual under the vine-hung balcony, I boasted cheerfully of the promise I had wrung from

    Margaret Tudor A Romance of Old St. Augustine

  • That little vine-hung arbour had been in her thought ever since Dr. Prue proposed to bring her down to the park.

    The Little Red Chimney Being the Love Story of a Candy Man

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.