from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See vetch.


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  • Some are too much engaged in the quest to notice the brilliant flowers which at another time would have engrossed all their thoughts; whilst others, wreathed round with the bright blue wood-vetch, the shining broad-leaved bryony, and the rose and honeysuckle, will have to lay down the large handfuls of flowers with which they have encumbered themselves, before they can share in the enjoyment of collecting the fragrant berries.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 462 Volume 18, New Series, November 6, 1852


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