It has a short stem bearing a tuft of long, narrow, arching leaves, 2 to 2 ft.
From the arching of the upper lip this corolla is called ringent.
Elegant liliaceous plants, with rhizomatous stems. P. multiflorum (Solomon's Seal), 2 to 3 ft., with arching stems, and drooping white flowers from the leaf axils, is a handsome border plant, doing especially well in partial shade amongst shrubs, and also well adapted for pot culture for early forcing.
They are chiefly manifested in the form and number of the horns, which may be increased from the normal two to four or even eight, or may be altogether absent in the female alone or in both sexes; in the shape and length of the ears, which often hang pendent by the side of the head; in the peculiar elevation or arching of the nasal bones in some eastern races; in the length of the tail, and the development of great masses of fat at each side of its root or in the tail itself; and in the colour and quality of the fleece.
He walked about in front of the line and at every step pulled himself up, slightly arching his back.
The near side horse, arching his head and breaking into a short canter, tugged at his traces.
The images he placed in her mind were of her arching beneath him, crying out his name, while he drank from her.
He surveyed her bare legs with twinkling eyes, arching a brow as he spoke.
The ground is secured by timbering, or more usually by arching in masonry or brick-work.
He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.