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 Meanings and Examples of VINE
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vine
 n.  weak-stemmed plant that derives support from climbing
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  He wanted to see her, not against the tea urn, but with her glass green eyes and thick body, the neck was broad as a pillar, against an arum lily or a vine.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
2  He forgot how she would have looked against vine leaf in a greenhouse.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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3  Then she sat down on a plank under the vine.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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4  The future shadowed their present, like the sun coming through the many-veined transparent vine leaf; a criss-cross of lines making no pattern.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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5  And they sat on in the greenhouse, on the plank with the vine over them, listening to Miss La Trobe or whoever it was, practising her scales.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
6  It was a very low hut, poor, small, and clean, with a vine nailed against the outside.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
7  He seated himself on a wooden bench, with his back against a decrepit vine; he gazed at the stars, past the puny and stunted silhouettes of his fruit-trees.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
8  Like all children, who resemble young shoots of the vine, which cling to everything, she had tried to love; she had not succeeded.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—TWO MISFORTUNES MAKE ONE PIECE OF GOOD FORTUN...
9  She doesn't know us, she doesn't even talk about the flocks of green doves, as she calls the vine leaves on the wall.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
10  There is not a single plant, not a fig tree, vine, olive, pear, nor flower bed, but bears the trace of your attention.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
11  We had, on our way out, to cross a paved hall, with glass sides and roof, over which a vine was trained.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
12  It was her belief, at first, that she was at home upon a Sunday morning; but the vine leaves as she see at the winder, and the hills beyond, warn't home, and contradicted of her.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. THE BEGINNING OF A LONGER JOURNEY
13  On the porch, sheltered by a wild-grape vine, was the figure of a woman in white.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
14  They ain't dried fish, and they never grew on stalk or vine.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
15  So when, as here at Rawdon's, one sees a vine clinging to a little porch, and home-like windows peeping over the fences, one takes a long breath.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
Example Sentence:
1  They want to uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden.
2  A vine is a growth form based on long, flexible stems.
3  There was some debate as to whether the benefit scheme should be withdrawn or simply allowed to wither on the vine.
4  The vine has begun to grow away from the wall.
5  "I never did see the beat of that boy!" She went to the open door and stood in it and looked out among the tomato vines that would constitute the garden.
6  The murky depths of the swamp were so dark that one couldn't tell the vines and branches from the snakes.
7  I took the sack of corn meal and took it to where the canoe was hid, and shoved the vines and branches apart and put it in; then I done the same with the side of bacon; then the whisky-jug.