prince's pine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n prince's pine any of several plants of the genus Chimaphila
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Prince's pine (Bot) See Pipsissewa.
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Usage

In literature:

The prince is pining, as I say; he 's consumed, he 's devoured.
"Roderick Hudson" by Henry James
A border prince, Toparimaca, regaled Ralegh's captains with pine-apple wine till some of them were 'reasonable pleasant.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
Prince's-pine Pale pink Dry woods.
"Harper's Young People, June 8, 1880" by Various
A pine tree was also uprooted, and fell with a crash between the Prince's tent and that of one of his suite.
"Westward with the Prince of Wales" by W. Douglas Newton
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