woodbine

[ UK /wˈʊdba‍ɪn/ ]
NOUN
  1. European twining honeysuckle with fragrant red and yellow-white flowers
  2. common North American vine with compound leaves and bluish-black berrylike fruit
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How To Use woodbine In A Sentence

  • Regarding the purchasing power of a shilling it is a remarkable fact that in 1939 a sixpence would purchase a glass of beer, a packet of Woodbines and a box of matches and leave a halfpenny change.
  • Paterson had a penchant for Woodbines and putting gnarly blood red nails into food mixes with scant regard for hygiene.
  • Damask roses—scarlet and white, yellow and cream—had been brought in from the garden and made into long garlands twined with wild woodbine. The Dressmaker
  • I had been long by the waterside at this lower end of the valley, plaiting a little crown of woodbine crocketed with sprigs of heath — to please my grandfather, who likes to see me gay at supper-time. Lorna Doone
  • Curl inward here, sweet woodbine flow'r; — 'Companion of the lonely hour, Critical Review, 35 (May 1802), 67–75
  • IV. i.45 (77,2) [So doth the woodbine, the sweet honey-suckle, Gently entwist] Mr. Upton reads, Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies
  • When the cherries are gone, they visit the sassafras and pepperidge trees, and the woodbine tangles. Friends and Helpers
  • 9. Soul of Nataka steadied on the backside; sixth April 24; sixth here after three money trips at Woodbine; best needed. NYDN Rss
  • The roses and woodbine planted around the door by her mother had formed a riotous, twining mat. The Dressmaker
  • She retreated by a gate which, leading to the road, was overhung by some wild rocky scenery, in which appeared a sort of artificial aperture, but it was rendered almost inaccessible from the unrestrained woodbine which covered it, and appeared formerly to have been a sort of arbour. The Curate and His Daughter, a Cornish Tale
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