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[ahy-veed] /ˈaɪ vid/
covered or overgrown with ivy:
ivied walls.
Origin of ivied
First recorded in 1765-75; ivy + -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for ivied
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  • He could look down on its twisted chimneys and ivied walls as he sat.

    The Romance of His Life

    Mary Cholmondeley
  • Philip paused a while at the corner, by the ivied cottage, admiring it silently.

  • A little snow is sifted lightly on branch, and grass, and ivied wall.

    Mrs. Geoffrey Duchess
  • He crossed the lawn and turned into the Long Walk by the ivied walls.

    The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The hooting and wheeling of the old owls in the ivied tower was a link of life.

    Turns of Fortune Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • We climbed up the time-worn walls and leaned out of the ivied windows, looking into the various apartments below.

    Yesterdays with Authors James T. Fields
  • The bracken shakes below an ivied tree, And then a cub looks out; and "Tally-o-back!"

    The War Poems Siegfried Sassoon
  • Through the window, he could see still the sparrows that built in the ivied walls of the old church.

    The Ancient Law Ellen Glasgow
  • In fact, I've often thought that the proper place for my old chimney is ivied old England.

    I and My Chimney Herman Melville
  • Not only does it give the bold and ivied tors which usually indicate calcareous rock.


    Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon
British Dictionary definitions for ivied


covered with ivy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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