ivied

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From ivy +‎ -ed.

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ivied (comparative more ivied, superlative most ivied)

  1. Overgrown with ivy or another climbing plant.
    • 1951, Sinclair Lewis, World So Wide, Chapter 4, [1]
      [] he was broodingly unable to see even the most ivied tower as anything but a pile of stones till, inexplicably, the miracle of recovered hope and courage transformed him.
    • 1987, Eugene Goodheart, Pieces of Resistance (page 188)
      Even a place as innocent and unsqualid as the ivied Wesleyan University in Connecticut provokes contempt []
    • 1988, Nadine Gordimer, The Essential Gesture, New York: Knopf, Chapter, pp. 195-6,
      [] great glossy-leaved mango trees ivied with pepper vines []

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