Mr. nightshade, the actor, who came to supper the other night, is the only man I have seen who has a spark of originality.'
Alas for the mingling of the nightshade with the marriage garlands!
Mr. nightshade, the famous tragedian, had been also asked to grace the feast, but the early hour made the invitation a mockery.
This is the Latin name of the nightshade, meaning "quieting."
There is no more shame or guilt connected with them than with the malaria of the swamp or the poison of the nightshade.
Souffl of nightshade for Alice this evening, said Maud cheerfully.
If the gums are inflamed, add juice of nightshade and lettuce.
She emanated poison as nightshade emanates it, the upas tree.
It is the cold spirit of routine which is the nightshade of our nature.
The babe does not know that the nightshade is a poison; but its mother knows.
Old English nihtscada, literally "shade of night," perhaps in allusion to the poisonous berries. A common Germanic compound, cf. Dutch nachtschade, German Nachtschatten.