Definitions

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  • noun Woodbine.

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  • noun Obsolete form of woodbine.

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Examples

  • ‘We shall hardly,’ said he one morning to Waverley when they had been viewing the Castle — ‘we shall hardly gain the obsidional crown, which you wot well was made of the roots or grain which takes root within the place besieged, or it may be of the herb woodbind, parietaria, or pellitory; we shall not, I say, gain it by this same blockade or leaguer of Edinburgh Castle.’

    Waverley

  • 'We shall hardly,' said he one morning to Waverley when they had been viewing the Castle -- 'we shall hardly gain the obsidional crown, which you wot well was made of the roots or grain which takes root within the place besieged, or it may be of the herb woodbind, parietaria, or pellitory; we shall not, I say, gain it by this same blockade or leaguer of Edinburgh Castle.'

    Waverley — Complete

  • 'We shall hardly,' said he one morning to Waverley when they had been viewing the Castle -- 'we shall hardly gain the obsidional crown, which you wot well was made of the roots or grain which takes root within the place besieged, or it may be of the herb woodbind, parietaria, or pellitory; we shall not, I say, gain it by this same blockade or leaguer of Edinburgh Castle.'

    Waverley — Volume 2

  • 'We shall hardly,' said he one morning to Waverley when they had been viewing the Castle -- 'we shall hardly gain the obsidional crown, which you wot well was made of the roots or grain which takes root within the place besieged, or it may be of the herb woodbind, parietaria, or pellitory; we shall not, I say, gain it by this same blockade or leaguer of Edinburgh

    Waverley

  • 'We shall hardly,' said he one morning to Waverley, when they had been viewing the castle, -- 'we shall hardly gain the obsidional crown, which you wot well was made of the roots or grain which takes root within the place besieged, or it may be of the herb woodbind, PARETARIA, or pellitory; we shall not, I say, gain it by this same blockade or leaguer of Edinburgh Castle.'

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

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