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Synonyms for sprig


Synonyms for sprig

a young stemlike growth arising from a plant

Synonyms for sprig

a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division)

an ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers

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But then John Breck will see the sprig of birch and the sprig of pine; and he will say to himsel' (if he is a man of any penetration at all, which I misdoubt), ALAN WILL BE LYING IN A WOOD WHICH IS BOTH OF PINES AND BIRCHES.
As she did so, the sprig of myrtle she carried touched the ground, and immediately a green and shady bower sprang up round her, in which she hoped to sleep in peace.
Then give me that, meantime, to comfort me,' said he, half jestingly and half in earnest, extending his hand for the sprig of myrtle.
So when she carried the toast to her aunt a little later, it was in the best gilt-edged china bowl, with a fringed napkin on the tray and a sprig of geranium lying across the salt cellar.
Then, as if to comfort him, a dove flew in at his window carrying in her mouth a sprig of gilliflowers.
But I know they'll none of 'em take my chany," she added, turning toward the cups and saucers, "for they all found fault with 'em when I bought 'em, 'cause o' the small gold sprig all over 'em, between the flowers.
And yet there is not in France, with its rich variety of soil and climate, a blade, a leaf, a root, a sprig, a peppercorn, which will grow to maturity under conditions more certain than those that have produced this horror.
Everybody in the Alps wears a sprig of Edelweiss in his hat.
She treated with scorn a thousand gentlemen, men of valour and wisdom, and took up with a smooth-faced sprig of a page, without fortune or fame, except such reputation for gratitude as the affection he bore his friend got for him.
It might ha' been a trifle thicker an' no harm, an' I allays putten a sprig o' mint in mysen; but how's ye t' know that?
At some unnatural hour of the morning the dairyman had caused the yawning chimney-corner to be whitened, and the brick hearth reddened, and a blazing yellow damask blower to be hung across the arch in place of the old grimy blue cotton one with a black sprig pattern which had formerly done duty there.
Place sprigs of green around the room Incorporating small sprigs of greenery into the home gives a subtle visual reminder of the more attention-grabbing Christmas tree, not to mention the fact that muted greenery complements any oak furniture or natural wood in the room.
Recipe from Napolina 2 400g cans Napolina Cherry Tomatoes 2 tablespoons Napolina Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tablespoons Napolina Balsamic Vinegar 250ml chicken stock 2 sprigs fresh thyme 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 3 bay leaves 1 tablespoon dried oregano 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 8 good quality pork sausages Salt Black pepper METHOD 1.
3 Stuff each trout with 2 sprigs of thyme, 1 sprig of rosemary, and a row of lemon slices.