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  • noun Plural form of woodbine.

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Examples

  • I can get you 5 liters of Unleaded and twenty woodbines no questions asked.

    Self-fulfilling prophecy?

  • He wrote all the time -- about slave uprisings and Denmark Vesey and Nat Turner and also about boating, snowstorms, woodbines, and exercise.

    'White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson'

  • Stretched in the shade, where wanton woodbines twine, 340

    Progress of Society

  • The old bow-windows he will have preserved, but will not have them sashed, nor the woodbines, jessamines, and vines, that run up against them, destroyed: only he will have larger panes of glass, and more convenient casements to let in the sweet air and light, and make amends for that obstructed by the shades of those fragrant climbers.

    Pamela

  • The lilacs and the woodbines, just crowding forth in little tufts, close kernelling their blossom, were ruffled back, like a sleeve turned up, and nicked with brown at the corners.

    Lorna Doone

  • It was but about a mile and a half to Broxton over the opposite slope, and their road wound very pleasantly along lanes and across fields, where the pale woodbines and the dog-roses were scenting the hedgerows, and the birds were twittering and trilling in the tall leafy boughs of oak and elm.

    Adam Bede

  • Compare the high dead wall with its range of flower-pots, the porches undecked by woodbines or jessamine, the formal paths, the proximate kitchen, stables, and ungarnished _salon_ of

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 29, March, 1860

  • By the side of the woodbines which grow in the lane.

    Life and Remains of John Clare "The Northamptonshire Peasant Poet"

  • Where the wild roses hang and the woodbines entwine,

    Life and Remains of John Clare "The Northamptonshire Peasant Poet"

  • He will not even notice the woodbines that are flinging their arms around the windows, nor will he dwell for an instant upon the thrifty cotton-woods that guard the door, or bestow more than a casual glance on the artistically arranged garden-beds, wherein I have anxiously watched tulips and radishes sprouting into existence.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2 No 4, October, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

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