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wild thyme

noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It came from a tuft of wild thyme on which her palm had been pressing while she leaned.

    Shining Ferry Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • The bees buzzed about the wild thyme and the golden heads of gorse.

    Mary Gray Katharine Tynan
  • There was a bruised sweetness in the atmosphere about them, which they discovered presently to be wild thyme.

    Mary Gray Katharine Tynan
  • She was engaged in putting the wild thyme into a bunch, stalk by stalk.

    Mary Gray Katharine Tynan
  • We crushed the wild thyme and mignonette beneath our feet at every step, yet they seemed to offer us their incense at parting.

    Cyprus Franz von Lher
  • There was a bank where the wild thyme grew, sheltered by a tall linden-tree.

    A Fair Mystery Bertha M. Clay
  • But he wanted to pick a bunch of wild thyme and some blackberries by moonlight, and ran out after the others.

  • Then they reached the pretty bank where the wild thyme grew.

    A Fair Mystery Bertha M. Clay
  • Nur looked like a kind little old man, and he wore a sprig of wild thyme in his hood.

    Honey-Bee Anatole France
  • The honey of Mount Hymettus owes its fine quality to wild thyme.

    Locusts and Wild Honey John Burroughs

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