wild thyme


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wild thyme aromatic dwarf shrub common on banks and hillsides in Europe; naturalized in United States
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wild thyme Thymus Serpyllum, common on banks and hillsides in Europe.
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In literature:

She was so scented with wild thyme that it made the sentry sneeze.
"Good Stories For Great Holidays" by Frances Jenkins Olcott
I am Wild Thyme, and that will be hard!
"The Little House in the Fairy Wood" by Ethel Cook Eliot
Thyme grows wild here on the hills.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
See what a pretty bank of wild thyme.
"Interludes being Two Essays, a Story, and Some Verses" by Horace Smith
Gathering wild thyme and holding it out to the car going full speed!
"The Treasure of Heaven" by Marie Corelli
The wild thyme 's in bloom.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume II." by Various
There was a bruised sweetness in the atmosphere about them, which they discovered presently to be wild thyme.
"Mary Gray" by Katharine Tynan
Nothing that could make for the queen's comfort was forgotten by the Frog, and there was even a bed of wild thyme.
"Old-Time Stories" by Charles Perrault
It is the wild thyme that grows on the graves.
"The Wouldbegoods" by E. Nesbit
Above, on a spur of the mountain, overlooking the surrounding country, they sat down; the wild thyme spread its fragrance around them.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
The Frog, who thought of everything that was necessary for the Queen's comfort, made her a bed of wild thyme.
"Tales of Passed Times" by Charles Perrault
The grass on which we sat was covered with flowers, and wild thyme scented the air with its pungent fragrance.
"Glories of Spain" by Charles W. Wood
He wished to see the hunter and learn how game is caught, so he sat down in some wild thyme not far away and waited; but nothing happened.
"Little Tom" by V. Tille
The tiny palace was soon ready, and a fresh bed made of wild thyme, which smelt delicious.
"The Orange Fairy Book" by Various
Wild thyme and ants are often found together, as on the Downs.
"Wild Life in a Southern County" by Richard Jefferies
Name derived from Spanish word signifying "Wild Thyme," so called on account of the abundance of the herb found by early explorers.
"Alden's Handy Atlas of the World" by John B. Alden
There were the scents of heavy earths and of wild thymes, and the breath of grazing herds.
"Folle-Farine" by Ouida
The Wild Thyme trails along the ground in a thick tangle of wiry stems and tiny glossy leaves.
"Flowers Shown to the Children" by C. E. Smith
The sweet-briar was still in flower, and its faint, delicate fragrance mingled with that of the wild thyme which was growing near.
"The Quest" by Frederik van Eeden
The air was full of the songs of larks; beneath his feet the short grasses and wild thyme sent up a clean and pungent fragrance.
"The Second Fiddle" by Phyllis Bottome

In poetry:

O, high above the sounding pine,
And richer, sweeter far,
The wild thyme wakes. The celandine
Looks at the morning star.
"On A Mountain Top" by Alfred Noyes
The primrose and the daffodil
Surprise the valleys, and wild thyme
Is sweet on every little hill,
When lambs come down at folding time.
"Spring" by Francis Ledwidge
I did love thee, Lily Lee,
As the petrel loves the sea,
As the wild bee loves the thyme,
As the poet loves his rhyme,
As the blossom loves the dew --
But the angels loved thee, too!
"Lily Lee" by Alice Cary
"Where the wild thyme perfumes the purpled heath,
Long loitering, there your fleecy tribes extend—
But what avail the maxims I bequeath?
The fruitless gift of an officious friend!
"Elegy XVIII. He Repeats the Song of Colin, a Discerning Shepherd" by William Shenstone
So on to Baydon sauntered, teased
With that pure native air.
Sometimes the sweetness of wild thyme
The strings of care
Did pluck; sometimes my soul was eased
With more than sweetness of wild thyme.
"Your Shadow" by John Freeman

In news:

Where the Wild Thyme Blows.
In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker , combine the water, broth, cream of chicken soup, uncooked wild rice, thyme, and pepper.2.
Www.marriott.com A fillet of wild Louisiana redfish is topped with jumbo lump crabmeat and served over spinach salad with lemon-thyme vinaigrette.
Wild Thyme caterers have change of season.
As of today, the Harvest Thyme Bistro in Wadena has been serving up local food to patrons for a year, educating residents about local eggs, Swiss chard and squash-wild rice salads.
This classic Wild Rice Stuffing infuses roast chicken or turkey with the flavor and scent of fresh thyme and vegetables.