Field basil

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Field basil (Bot) a plant of the Mint family (Calamintha Acinos); -- called also basil thyme.
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Usage

In literature:

Halford and Basil Field were there, and we stood and bewailed the absence of duns and lack of sport.
"Lines in Pleasant Places" by William Senior
She heard Basil scolding Marjorie as she hurried across the hay-field.
"The Children of Wilton Chase" by Mrs. L. T. Meade
George, however, took the field against him and Basil fled to Novgorod.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
The day came when Basil, summoned from the field to his wife's bedside, foundered his best hunter in his haste to see his son.
"Kildares of Storm" by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
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In news:

In a field crowded with Basil Fawltys, it is Jeeves.
The Alexander Spartans lost more than a game when they fell 40-7 to the Athens Bulldogs Friday night at Basil Rutter Field.
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