red-berry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n red-berry North American perennial herb with alternately compound leaves and racemes of small white flowers followed by bright red oval poisonous berries
    • n red-berry small spiny evergreen shrub of western United States and Mexico with minute flowers and bright red berries
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Usage

In literature:

Mrs. Lynch declared herself "as rich as rich" with bracelets and a necklace made of red berries.
"Red-Robin" by Jane Abbott
That functionary abruptly brought his machine to a halt just a little way past a tree glowing with bright green leaves and red berries.
"The Early Bird" by George Randolph Chester
They picked the big, red, sweet berries, putting them in baskets.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on Grandpa's Farm" by Laura Lee Hope
I get the red berries most.
"The Cross-Cut" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
The fertile trees are readily distinguished through late fall and early winter by the conspicuous red berries.
"Handbook of the Trees of New England" by Lorin Low Dame
The ribbon had holly leaves with red berries on it.
"Peggy in Her Blue Frock" by Eliza Orne White
Near by, its leafless boughs A thorn bush bent, with withered berries red.
"Lilith" by Ada Langworthy Collier
Others adorned their necks with small red berries and pearls.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
I hastened to the spot, and found a shrub about thirteen or fourteen feet high, covered with berries of a yellowish color, spotted with red.
"Adventures of a Young Naturalist" by Lucien Biart
The berries were inlaid in bright red.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Next a patch of winter-green, with white starry blossoms and red berries.
"Eyebright" by Susan Coolidge
Finally the thought of berries struck the young red-head.
"Little Brothers of the Air" by Olive Thorne Miller
Where is the prickly, red-berried holly?
"A Yeoman's Letters" by P. T. Ross
He changed its berries from brown to red, so that the birds could see its fruit and scatter its seeds far and wide.
"Wild Life on the Rockies" by Enos A. Mills
In the raven folds of her blue-black hair, she wore again the red berries as on the day when first he beheld her.
"When Dreams Come True" by Ritter Brown
Red bane-berry Rocky woods.
"Harper's Young People, May 18, 1880" by Various
You will see a bush covered with red berries.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
She stopped, the others went on; I lifted the newspaper; there stood my prick, red-tipped as a berry.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
Miss Ellen puts on de white tablecloth and some red berries, 'cause it am November and dey is ripe.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
The strawberry-plant put out big flowers which turned into red heavy berries.
"The Old Willow Tree and Other Stories" by Carl Ewald
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In poetry:

White lilies and red roses
There blossom on one stem:
Her lips of crimson berries
Tempt mine to gather them.
"Marriage Song" by Yehudah ha-Levi
William his little basket filled
With his berries ripe and red;
Then, naughty boy, two bees he killed,
Under foot he stamped them dead.
"The Two Bees" by Charles Lamb
In Tír-na'n-Og,
In Tír-na'n-Og,
The sagans sway this way and that; the twisted fern uncloses,
The quicken-berry hides its red above the tender roses,
"In Tír-Na N-Og" by Anna Johnston MacManus
Now with fine fingers, phantom-cold,
Splitting the wahoo's pods of rose, and thin
The bittersweet's balls o' gold,
To show the coal-red berries packed within:
"Under The Hunter’s Moon" by Madison Julius Cawein
With red berry juice on fair skin glowing,
Beautiful and gentle, you were like
Pink skies when the sun to rest is going
And, like new snow, you were sparkling bright.
"I'll no more go roaming, no more seeking...(translated from russian)" by Sergey Alexandrovich Yesenin
The cheek which shared the berry's hue
Which flushes red the hillside's dew,
Now blanched, was as cold as a cloud when it lies
Blue-shadowed at noon in the vault of the skies.
"The Death Of The Boar" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell

In news:

We loved their one-two punch of rich matte red and a clear sealing gloss, but wished that they came in more options than just variations on the deep berry hue.
The robins are massing, like holiday decorations on a plethora of pyracantha ripe red berries.
Roofing and sheet metal contractor A.D. Inc will put on a continuing education and networking event next month at the Red Berry Mansion on the Lake.
According to the company, it carries an aroma of wild red berries and has a rich, full-bodied taste.
They were huge California berries, almost like a small apple: Red and juicy, kinda.
Berry, citing privacy regulations, would not release specific information about the shut-off notices that had been issued to Vista Peak and would not say if the improperly- venting furnace had ever been red tagged.
The bright green of holly leaves with red berries is especially welcoming during the holiday season.
Thimbleberries are tart red berries that flourish throughout the U.P.
View full size Associated Press Cleveland-native Halle Berry signs red carpet autographs at the 37th TIFF.
(You can mix the berries together or keep separate, for a pretty red, white and blue look.
Emily Bruner holly with its bright red berries Harvey Cotten.
Cast member Halle Berry poses on the red carpet for the premiere of "Cloud Atlas" in Berlin November 5, 2012.
The combination of vibrant red berries and deep green garland screams Christmas.
Hanks joined Halle Berry and other stars from "Cloud Atlas" on the red carpet at the film's world premiere.
Hanks joined Halle Berry and other stars from "Cloud Atlas" on the red carpet at the film's world premiere.
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In science:

Points on the Fermi arc can be understood as the edge state of a twodimensional insulator, and the Berry flux of the Weyl points ensures that either the insulators represented by the red or blue planes are integer Hall states, which have edge modes.
Beyond Band Insulators: Topology of Semi-metals and Interacting Phases
From this importance-sampling procedure, we have a set of acceptable vertex partitions (M, V \ M) and corresponding mappings from Berry topics to red or green attributes (M).
Vertex Nomination via Content and Context
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