thread blight


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n thread blight a disease of tropical woody plants (cacao or tea or citrus)
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In poetry:

Prince, let us leave the din, the dust, the spite,
The gloom and glare of towns, the plague, the blight:
Amid the forest leaves and fountain spray
There is the mystic home of our delight,
And through the dim wood Dian threads her way.
"Ballade Of The Midnight Forest" by Andrew Lang