vine

[v_ˈaɪ_n], [vˈa͡ɪn], [vˈa‍ɪn]

Definitions of vine:

  1.   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.
  2.   The climbing plant which produces grapes; any climbing or trailing plant. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   A grapevine; a climbing or tralling plant. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  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 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.

Quotes for vine:

  1. 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
  2. The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust. – Diogenes
  3. 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
  4. When you remove the risk, you remove the challenge. When you remove the challenge, you wither on the vine – Alex Lowe
  5. Yes, Carl Vine stuck around. He's now number one composer for choreography. – Graeme Murphy

Usage examples for vine:

  1. 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
  2. What can a branch do apart from the vine – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  3. “ A vine was growing about the door, with little white flowers, peeping out from its green leaves. ” – Clematis by Bertha B. Cobb Ernest Cobb
  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. 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
  6. “ " 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
  7. “ 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
  8. 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
  9. Vine very vigorous, hardy, productive. ” – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  10. It was a very long vine reaching to the top of a high tree. ” – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston

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