thyme

Part of speech: noun

An aromatic herb.

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Usage examples "thyme":

  1. But, as a matter of course, just because I did not wish to meet any one, I must meet the cook just returning from the kitchen garden with a bundle of thyme in her hand. - "Burr Junior", G. Manville Fenn.
  2. Jean's quick eyes soon detected more men- at- arms and with different badges from the thyme spray of Drummond, and her brother was evidently bursting with some communication, held back almost forcibly by the Bishop, who had established a considerable influence over the impetuous boy, while Sir Patrick maintained a wise and tedious political conversation about the peace between France and England, which was to be cemented by the marriage of the young King of England to the daughter of King Rene and the cession of Anjou and Maine to her father. - "Two Penniless Princesses", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  3. The honey of Mount Hymettus owes its fine quality to wild thyme. - "Locusts and Wild Honey", John Burroughs.