pine

Part of speech: verb

To languish; waste away with grief.

Part of speech: noun

A cone - bearing tree, having needle - shaped evergreen leaves; also, its wood.

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Usage examples "pine":

  1. In a quarter of an hour they had reached the pine- forest and disappeared. - "The Invasion of France in 1814", Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian.
  2. Is my friend hearty, Now I am thin and pine, And has he found to sleep in A better bed than mine? - "A Shropshire Lad", A. E. Housman Commentator: William Stanley Braithwaite.
  3. Louis and his cousin together carried the Indian girl to the foot of the pine. - "Lost in the Backwoods", Catherine Parr Traill.