Wormwood Sentence Examples
Ashes particularly rich in potash are those of burning nettles, wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), tansy (Tanacetum vulgare), fumitory (Fumaria officinalis), and tobacco.
The "bright valley," Clara Vallis of St Bernard, was known as the "valley of Wormwood," infamous as a den of robbers.
Many English place-names contain the word, the most familiar being Shrewsbury (Scrobbesbyrig) and Wormwood Scrubs.
In the low brushwood scattered over portions of the dreary plains of the Kandahar table-lands, we find leguminous thorny plants of the papilionaceous sub-order, such as camel-thorn (Hedysarum Alhagi), Astragalus in several varieties, spiny rest-harrow (Ononis spinosa), the fibrous roots of which often serve as a tooth-brush; plants of the sub-order Mimosae, as the sensitive mimosa; a plant of the rue family, called by the natives lipdtd; the common wormwood; also certain orchids, and several species of Salsola.
The rue and wormwood are in general use as domestic medicines - the former for rheumatism and neuralgia; the latter in fever, debility and dyspepsia, as well as for a vermifuge.Advertisement
The town hall, the West London hospital with its post-graduate college, and Wormwood Scrubbs prison are noteworthy buildings.
Besides the picturesque Ravenscourt Park (31 acres) there are extensive recreation grounds in the north of the borough at Wormwood Scrubbs (193 acres), and others of lesser extent.
Some examples of bitter herbs include greater celandine, wormwood, and gentian.
The day after the betrayal, republican prisoners in Wormwood Scrubs, London declared a new hunger strike.
These oils include rosemary, sage, hyssop, fennel and wormwood.Advertisement
One-third of the waters become wormwood (or poisoned, or radioactive ).
Absinthe reputedly has hallucinogenic properties it contains wormwood, a neurotoxin.
The shingle bank formed from the erosion of Arm Hill is home to sea wormwood, another rare plant.
A few of the mouths of the smaller canals are kept open so as to receive a limited supply of water at the rise of the river in May, which then distributes itself over the lower lying lands in the interior, almost without labour on the part of the cultivators, giving birth in such localities to the most abundant crops, but by far the larger portion of the region between the rivers is at present an arid howling wilderness es dotted with tels or ruin-heaps, strewn in the most part with broken pottery, the evidence of former habitation, and bearing nothing but the camel-thorn, the wild caper, the colocynth-apple, wormwood and other weeds of the desert.
The moist soil encourages luxuriant thickets of willows (Salicineae), surrounded by dense chevaux-de-frise of wormwood and thornbearing Compositae, and interspersed with rich but not extensive prairies, harbouring a great variety of herbaceous plants; while in the deltas of the Black Sea rivers impenetrable beds of reeds (Arundo phragmites) shelter a forest fauna.Advertisement
That's Roman wormwood--that's pigweed--that's sorrel--that's piper-grass--have at him, chop him up, turn his roots upward to the sun, don't let him have a fibre in the shade, if you do he'll turn himself t' other side up and be as green as a leek in two days.
He remembered the meadow, the wormwood, the field, the whirling black ball, and his sudden rush of passionate love of life.
One-third of the waters become wormwood (or poisoned, or radioactive).
Artemisinin is produced by a wormwood plant that naturally grows in Southeast Asian mangrove swamps.
Jude recommends combining equal parts rosemary, rue, wormwood, fennel, and peppermint.Advertisement
Wormwood (Artemisia) - Herbs and low bushes covering a large part of the surface of northern and arid regions.
Blue flag, snake root, ginseng, lobelia, tansy, wormwood, wintergreen, pleurisy root, plantain, burdock, sarsaparilla and horehound are among its medicinal plants.
The prisons within the metropolis are Brixton, Holloway, Pentonville, Wandsworth and Wormwood Scrubbs.