Part of speech: noun

A European evergreen climbing shrub, or one of various other climbing plants.

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Usage examples "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", E. Nesbit.
  2. There were cottages, bridges, and farm buildings, but all were ivy clad and time worn. - "A Cotswold Village", 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", Georg Ebers.