ground-cypress love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See cy-press.


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  • In the reign of Jimmu, hemp is said to have been cultivated, and Susanoo, after his reformation, became the guardian of forests, one of his functions being to fix the uses of the various trees, as pine and hinoki (ground-cypress) for house building, maki (podocarpus Chinensis) for coffin making, and camphor-wood for constructing boats.

    A History of the Japanese People From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era Dairoku Kikuchi 1886

  • Good luck procures me two Cross Spiders 'nests, on the edge of one of the paths in the enclosure, among some tufts of ground-cypress, or lavender - cotton.

    The Life of the Spider Jean-Henri Fabre 1869


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