Examples from the Web for buckthorn
The fields were divided by hedges, made of a closely-leaved green shrub, somewhat resembling—in the leaf—our buckthorn.Three Times and Out|Nellie L. McClung
The moth flies in late June and in July, and may be disturbed in the daytime from buckthorn bushes.The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series|Richard South
I gave him a dose of syrup of buckthorn, and put him on a diet of pot-liquor and vegetables till further orders.The Moonstone|Wilkie Collins
If there is no diarrhœa, but constipation, a small dose of castor oil or syrup of buckthorn should be given.Our Cats and All About Them|Harrison Weir
Sap′-green, a green colouring matter from the juice of buckthorn berries; Sap′head, a silly fellow.