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wood rose

the dried seed pod of the Ceylon morning glory. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • At the time of the passion the wood rose and floated on the surface.

    The Worship of the Church

    Jacob A. Regester
  • At length, toward noon, wood rose again from the barren surface.

  • Once again a wood rose before us on the prairie, but it was still so distant that we could not hope to reach it before dark.

  • A block of wood rose from the floor, he pulled it out, laid it noiselessly down, and inserted his hand into the opening.

    At the Villa Rose A. E. W. Mason
  • In front—a thing of air and wood—rose the climbing network of empty stands.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • The wood rose towards the moor, growing thinner and thinner as it ascended.

    Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald
  • They make it easier for us, as Emerson says, to "love the wood rose and leave it on the stalk."

    The Foot-path Way Bradford Torrey
  • On each side of both stem and stern broad strips of wood rose about four feet, having holes cut in them to shoot arrows through.

    Pioneers in Canada

    Sir Harry Johnston

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