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a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

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There is likewise an undergrowth of aromatic shrubs, creepers, and clambering vines, that render the forests almost impenetrable; together with berries of various kinds, such as gooseberries, strawberries, raspberries, both red and yellow, very large and finely flavored whortleberries, cranberries, serviceberries, blackberries, currants, sloes, and wild and choke cherries.
He must, therefore, depend entirely upon his cunning and his speed, and upon the chance that the vine would sustain his weight.
Sometimes the men and women tied tough vines about the bundles of ferns and branches that they carried to the caves to sleep upon.
I reached the balcony over the porch in safety, depending more upon the tough vine branches than the trellis-work during my ascent.
He received a note from the city editor which read as follows: "Go and pass the night alone in the haunted house in Vine street and if anything occurs worth while make two columns.
There he stopped to see if, by any chance, a vine filled with gold coins was in sight.
Also ordinary elms, oaks--no nastier than ordinary oaks--pear-trees, apple-trees, and a vine.
O my soul, every sun shed I upon thee, and every night and every silence and every longing:--then grewest thou up for me as a vine.
This sausage in a vine leaf is for Monsieur Rigaud.
All about me giant grasshoppers, twice as big as any I had ever seen, were doing acrobatic feats among the dried vines.
Thirty years later, only the thick walls were standing, with the dull red brick showing here and there through a matted growth of clinging vines.
To and fro I paced before this skeleton --brushed the vines aside --broke through the ribs --and with a ball of Arsacidean twine, wandered, eddied long amid its many winding, shaded collonades and arbors.
The steep hillside, from the castle clear down to the water's edge, is terraced, and clothed thick with grape vines.
But when I got to shore pap wasn't in sight yet, and as I was running her into a little creek like a gully, all hung over with vines and willows, I struck another idea: I judged I'd hide her good, and then,
They sprang away, stumbling over roots and among vines in the dark, no two plunging in the same direction.