jessamine

Part of speech: noun

The jasmine.

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Usage examples "jessamine":

  1. Jessamine and may blossom," she repeated softly; " oh, the picture it calls up, and the sweet fragrance! - "The Story of Jessie", Mabel Quiller-Couch.
  2. Isa brought home some tulle and white jessamine with which she is deftly freshening the pretty compromise between a bonnet and a hat which she wears on Sunday; also a charming parasol, with a china knob and a wreath of roses at the side. - "More Bywords", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  3. They were dressed in silks and satins and velvets, embroidered with gold thread and pearls, and their arms and necks were loaded with gold bracelets and necklaces set with precious stones, and on their heads were wreaths of gold and silver work sparkling with diamonds, and fragrant with fresh orange blossoms and jessamine. - "The Women of the Arabs", Henry Harris Jessup.