What does the word ivy mean?

Usage examples for ivy

  1. She let the white bulk of the sheet fall between the ivy and the night, then she climbed on to the window- ledge, and crouched there on her knees. – The Literary Sense by E. Nesbit
  2. There were cottages, bridges, and farm buildings, but all were ivy clad and time worn. – A Cotswold Village by J. Arthur Gibbs
  3. In the back part of the ship was a roof made of ivy, lotus- blossoms and roses; beneath it stood a milk- white cow with golden horns, covered with a cloth of purple. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers