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Synonyms for bryony

a vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative properties

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This referred to a practice by what were known as 'runaby' doctors, or as Gerard would have it 'the most scurrilous charlatans', who would sell bryony root as mandrake; which was thought to have magical powers and was therefore vastly more expensive.
"Having ridden both jump horses and Arabians I hope I've been able to give Bryony some good advice.
Bryony, aged 22, has spent the past three years establishing herself with a brand of personal, unapologetic and progressive indie-folk-pop.
Stewart said: "He's been a great horse for Bryony Frost and it has been great to see her do so well since then.
Bryony is a breath of fresh air for the racing industry.
Having carried a big weight to victory in the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at the track last month, the Paul Nicholls-trained Frodon had earned his step into open company for this recognised trial for the Cheltenham Gold Cup and was a 9-4 chance under regular partner Bryony Frost.
As she and her new friends venture around a chaos-stricken London, Bryony slowly unravels the mysteries of her past, and learns a dark secret about her absent father.
Bryony Lavery's play Frozen won the TMA best play award, the Eileen Anderson central Television award, was produced at Birmingham Rep, then the National Theatre, then on Broadway where it was nominated for four Tony awards.
Gina Cascone, Bryony Williams Sheppard, and Olivia Beckman (illustrator); AROUND THE WORLD RIGHT NOW; Sleeping Bear Press (Children's: Picture Books) 16.99 ISBN: 9781585369768
Jimmy's wife Bryony revealed her late husband was in touch with a medical expert who was trying to raise concerns more than 40 years ago.
Ever since the popular Disney film was first released, Alnwick sisters Laura and Bryony Scrimshaw have been told they are the spitting double of Princesses Elsa and Anna.
Yet once she'd been set up in a country pad, Hill started seeing his London-based ex-personal assistant Bryony, 23 years his junior.