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wild thyme

noun
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  • The bees buzzed about the wild thyme and the golden heads of gorse.

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

    Mary Gray Katharine Tynan
  • He closed his eyes and there came to his memory, sweet and sharp, the odour of wild thyme.

    Mary Gray Katharine Tynan
  • He could smell the hot aromatic scent of the gorse and wild thyme.

    Antony Gray,--Gardener Leslie Moore
  • 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
  • There was a bank where the wild thyme grew, sheltered by a tall linden-tree.

    A Fair Mystery

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

    A Fair Mystery

    Bertha M. Clay
  • The honey of Mount Hymettus owes its fine quality to wild thyme.

    Locusts and Wild Honey John Burroughs
  • She was so scented with wild thyme that it made the sentry sneeze.

    Good Stories For Great Holidays Frances Jenkins Olcott
  • Instead of wild thyme and the sunny field, he was looking at the sea.

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