vine

[v_ˈaɪ_n], [vˈa͡ɪn], [vˈa‍ɪn]

Definitions of vine:

  1.   Any woody climbing plant which bears grapes. – Newage Dictionary DB
  2.   The climbing plant which produces the grape, of which there are several varieties; the long, slender stem of any plant that trails on the ground, or climbs and supports itself by winding round a fixed object. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   The climbing plant which produces grapes; any climbing or trailing plant. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4.   The woody climbing plant that bears grapes; the long slender stem of any plant that trails or climbs. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   The plant from which wine is made: the woody climbing plant that produces grapes: ( hort.) a climbing or trailing plant, or its stem. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6.   weak- stemmed plant that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7.   Any climbing or twining plant, especially a grape- vine. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8.   A weak- stemmed plant that derives its support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface – Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9.   Hence, a climbing or trailing plant; the long, slender stem of any plant that trails on the ground, or climbs by winding round a fixed object, or by seizing anything with its tendrils, or claspers; a creeper; as, the hop vine; the bean vine; the vines of melons, squashes, pumpkins, and other cucurbitaceous plants. – Newage Dictionary DB
  10.   A grapevine; a climbing or tralling plant. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for vine:

  1. We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne. – Marcus Aurelius
  2. To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes. – William Blake
  3. The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust. – Diogenes
  4. George of the Jungle is a cartoon. He's a guy who swings around on a vine all day. Are you not buying that? – Brendan Fraser
  5. Botanically speaking, tomatoes are the fruit of a vine just as are cucumbers, squashes, beans and peas. – Horace Gray
  6. You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse. – Omar Khayyam
  7. I feel like a hostage to fortune. Not that I am complaining. I wanted to play the role. But in truth I didn't think the show would be such a success. OK, I thought it would fail. Not because it was bad. I was confident it was good, but plenty of good things just sort of wither on the vine – Hugh Laurie
  8. When you remove the risk, you remove the challenge. When you remove the challenge, you wither on the vine – Alex Lowe
  9. Yes, Carl Vine stuck around. He's now number one composer for choreography. – Graeme Murphy
  10. Now, most dentist's chairs go up and down, don't they? The one I was in went back and forwards. I thought 'This is unusual'. And the dentist said to me 'Mr Vine get out of the filing cabinet. – Tim Vine

Usage examples for vine:

  1. He searched among the leaves and found the thick vine – Green Fancy by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. “ " Wake up, little one," cried the vine for the prince is coming!" ” – A Little Book of Profitable Tales by Eugene Field
  3. And in that very country I have often wondered at the miracle which raised from one bit of ground the corn and the pumpkin, and from another the vine and filled its fruit with wine. ” – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  4. Set them near the fire, covered with plenty of vine leaves. ” – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  5. What can a branch do apart from the vine – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  6. These were trained, vine wise, along the walls. ” – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  7. From the terrace of the courtyard one gets an impressive view of the Loire, which glides by two or more kilometres away, and of the towers and roof- tops of Tours, and the vine carpeted hills which stretch away along the river's bank in either direction. ” – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun
  8. She hesitated a second; then stood up her full height before him; faced him steadily, and beckoned him some steps up the vine path. ” – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  9. Although it was early in September, and the heat and dust of a Kentucky summer still lingered in every corner of Lloydsboro Valley, the great house with its vine covered pillars was being hastily put in order for winter closing. ” – The Little Colonel at Boarding-School by Annie Fellows Johnston
  10. Stop, though," she added, with a glance at the vine clad window; " Rejoice would like to see you, and hear the news too. ” – Melody The Story of a Child by Laura E. Richards
  11. “ To appreciate wistaria, one vine with a spread of fifty feet bearing ten thousand racemes of blossoms a foot long is not enough; you must enter and disappear into a region of such vines, and then loaf and stroll with an untroubled nose and your heart's desire. ” – IT and Other Stories by Gouverneur Morris
  12. “ " It's only vine juice, my dear Mary," he said, looking at his long thin fingers in turn. ” – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  13. It was a very long vine reaching to the top of a high tree. ” – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  14. Vine Will you drink? ” – Georgian Poetry 1913-15 by Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh)
  15. But I feel an interest in you, as branches of the same vine from whose root I daily draw the principle of spiritual vitality- Yes! ” – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  16. But you would not, no indeed you would not, if you knew how I felt at the procession while I was looking down at the ground, and knew that his very look desecrated me like the rain that washed all the blossoms off the young vine shoots last year. ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  17. Vine very vigorous, hardy, productive. ” – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  18. Or the vine may be supported by a stake driven in the ground. ” – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  19. “ A vine was growing about the door, with little white flowers, peeping out from its green leaves. ” – Clematis by Bertha B. Cobb Ernest Cobb
  20. Around the flag is a graceful running vine – The Little Book of the Flag by Eva March Tappan

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