Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: vine
IPA transcription: [v'aɪn]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: vine
    Meaning: a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
Usage examples
  • What looked like a piece of green vine was hooked over one shoulder.
  • The date palm was probably introduced by man, as were certainly the vine and the fig tree, which were widely cultivated, especially in the north.
  • "We go through the village; The clouds go in the sky; We go faster, Faster go the clouds; They have overtaken us, And wetted the corn and the vine."
  • Procure nice, high vine blackberries, that are perfectly ripe--the low vine blackberries will not answer for syrup, as they do not possess the medicinal properties of the high vine blackberries.
  • When Bacchus grew up he discovered the culture of the vine and the mode of extracting its precious juice; but Juno struck him with madness, and drove him forth a wanderer through various parts of the earth.
  • It is raised chiefly on the sides of hills; and, in order to increase the quantity and improve the quality of the leaves, the shrub is pruned, so as not to exceed the height of from two to three feet, much in the same manner as the vine is treated in France.
  • The little casement window in Margaret's bed-chamber was almost filled up with rose and vine branches; but pushing them aside, and stretching a little out, she could see the tops of the parsonage chimneys above the trees; and distinguish many a well-known line through the leaves.