silver sage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n silver sage low much-branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant
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Usage

In literature:

Through sage and grass he hurried to the grove of silver spruces.
"Riders of the Purple Sage" by Zane Grey
His head was silver'd o'er with age, And long experience made him sage.
"Handy Dictionary of Poetical Quotations" by Various
Let's hear some more about the Sage of Free Silver, Herby.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
March'd 14 Miles and halted at an old sage Quaker's with silver Locks.
"Legends of Loudoun" by Harrison Williams
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In poetry:

Two gray-haired sages, silvered o'er,
In life meet once again,
To name the wondrous happiness they bore
Among their fellow-men.
"Two Lives" by Freeman Edwin Miller
We knew him not? Ah, well we knew
The manly soul, so brave, so true,
The cheerful heart that conquered age,
The childlike silver-bearded sage.
"Benjamin Peirce" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

More than 100 extreme athletes of all ages will descend on Reno this weekend for the first ever Silver Sage Adventure Race.
Perfectly suited for autumn's temperate weather, silver-sprigged Russian sage is a low-maintenance beauty.
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