• WordNet 3.6
    • n bine European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bine The winding or twining stem of a hop vine or other climbing plant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bine The slender stem of a climbing plant.
    • n bine See boyn.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Bine the slender stem of a climbing plant
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Bind, cf. Woodbine
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. bindan; cog. with Ger. binden, Sans. bandh.


In literature:

Oh, hop-bine yaller an' wood-smoke blue, I reckon you'll keep her middling true!
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
His land is worth fifteen shillings an acre less than ours, and full of kid-bine.
"Mary Anerley" by R. D. Blackmore
I hope I'll have the old Bines philosophy and the young Bines spirit.
"The Spenders" by Harry Leon Wilson
Oh, hop-bine yaller an' woodsmoke blue, I reckon you'll keep her middling true!
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
I drank bog-bine last night goin' to bed, but divil a morsel o' good it did me.
"Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent The Works of William Carleton, Volume Two" by William Carleton
Ground's very foul and full o' bear-bine.
"Brownsmith's Boy" by George Manville Fenn
It am GOD, fur GOD am love, an' love am GOD, an' love bines de whole creashun togedder!
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 3 No 3, March 1863" by Various
She knew the very raspberry-bine at which she had been at work.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
Miss Addie Bines is visiting friends in town.
"Two Years in Oregon" by Wallis Nash
Carp Na may bin Na me bine.
"Voyages from Montreal Through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in 1789 and 1793" by Alexander Mackenzie

In poetry:

The white moth to the closing bine,
The bee to the opened clover,
And the gipsy blood to the gipsy blood
Ever the wide world over.
"The Gipsy Trail" by Rudyard Kipling
I know him, February's thrush,
And loud at eve he valentines
On sprays that paw the naked bush
Where soon will sprout the thorns and bines.
"The Thrush In February" by George Meredith
The lambs were mute, the sheep were couched,
The hop—poles bent 'neath leaf and bine;
Adown the road the vagrant slouched,
And glanced up at the alehouse sign.
"Outside The Village Church" by Alfred Austin
Not mine, not mine to turn from soft delight
Of wood-bine breathings, honey sweet, and warm;
With kin embattl'd rear my glorious height
To greet the coming storm!
"The City Tree" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
'Also the Honeysuckle and wild bine
Being in love did hide him from my sight;
The Ash-tree bent above him; vicious weeds
Withheld me; Willows in the River-wind
Hissed at me, by the twilight, waving wands.
"Crazed" by Sydney Thompson Dobell

In news:

Chris Hansen is a partner at Climbing Bines Hop Farm, which supplies regional breweries.
And Fine Bine Hop Farm, Rosholt.
Four years ago, Matt Beamer at Wasatch Brew Pub in Park City noticed how many hop bines grew around the area and decided to collect them for brewing.

In science:

Gathering bining (24) with Lemma 9.5 and taking an union bound over all k ∈ Kn (recall that |Kn | ≤ log(n)).
Minimax adaptive tests for the Functional Linear model