pellitory-of-the-wall

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pellitory-of-the-wall herb that grows in crevices having long narrow leaves and small pink apetalous flowers
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Usage

In literature:

She picked a little piece of pellitory out of the breast-high wall in front of us.
"The Good Soldier" by Ford Madox Ford
You may boil in it Pellitory of the wall, Agrimony, or what herbs you please.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
The best pellitory I ever plucked out of a wall.
"Hypolympia" by Edmund Gosse
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