[ US /ˈdʒɛsəmɪn/ ]
- a climbing deciduous shrub with fragrant white or yellow or red flowers used in perfume and to flavor tea
How To Use jessamine In A Sentence
- In doing so I held it within a few inches of my eyes, and was conscious of a faint smell of the scent known as white jessamine.
- The carriage looks so funny behind, there is a cake box with doughnuts and et ceteras tied on behind, wreathed with red peppers and just on the other side is a box with Mother's Grand duke jessamine, a cutting from my "Valeria" and several heliotrope and cactus cuttings and one little violet, all living finely. Diary, August 8, 1859-May 15, 1865.
- Moreover in this garden were all manner of other fruits and sweet-scented herbs and plants and fragrant flowers, such as jessamine and henna and water-lilies407 and spikenard 408 and roses of every kind and plantain409 and myrtle and so forth; and indeed it was without compare, seeming as it were a piece of Paradise to whoso beheld it. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
- Geraniums, cactus ', wax plants, cape and catalonian jessamines, and some others, are easily cultivated in a parlor. Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, and Hints to Young Housekeepers
- There were also "jessamy" gloves -- namely, kid gloves perfumed with jessamine; a black velvet mask; a superb painted fan; a box of patches, another of violet powder, another of rouge, and a fourth of pomatum; one of the The Maidens' Lodge None of Self and All of Thee, (In the Reign of Queen Anne)
- * The Carolina -- not Virginia -- jessamine, gelsemium sempervirens (properly speaking not a jessamine at all) has yellow blossoms. The Count of Monte Cristo
- Adjacent to the schoolroom was a large garden in the middle of which was a jessamine arbor. A Portrait of Old George Town
- In doing so I held it within a few inches of my eyes, and was conscious of a faint smell of the scent known as white jessamine. The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars
- They have also the sweet smell of the rose and the jessamine, which is a little flower, but the sweetest of all others; and there is not any flower to be found that is rare and exquisite in that country which is not in that wilderness, to delight the senses of those mortified hermits. Mexico and its Religion With Incidents of Travel in That Country During Parts of the Years 1851-52-53-54, and Historical Notices of Events Connected With Places Visited
- Then he looked at the garden and saw that it was full of jessamine and gilly flowers and violets and roses and orange blossoms and all manner sweet-scented blooms and herbs. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night