wood rose

  1. the dried seed pod of the Ceylon morning glory.

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How to use wood rose in a sentence

  • 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.

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

  • From all the ravaged wood rose a pungent smell of pitch and sap, a resinous, pleasant smell.

    Big Timber | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Encouraged by the charge of the regulars, the men in the cedar wood rose and began to reform for battle.

    The Sword of Antietam | Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The wood rose towards the moor, growing thinner and thinner as it ascended.

    Weighed and Wanting | George MacDonald