Definition of Aspine
1. aspen [n -S] - See also: aspen
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Literary usage of Aspine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Early English Prose Romances: With Bibliographical and Historical Introductions by William John Thoms (1858)
"... he stood quivering and shaking, either for cold or fear, like an aspine leaf (as they say) whilst every man buffeted him, ..."
2. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1879)
"After leaving the Col d'aspine we had excellent views in our descent of 2500 feet in the valley of Arreau and passed the night in the town of Arreau. ..."
3. An English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History & Literature by Edward Arber (1895)
"For to the weeping myrrh, my Tears be due. Contentious winds, which did from TITAN breed The shaking aspine tree belongs to you : To th' ..."
4. The Heart of Oak Books by Kate Stephens, Charles Eliot Norton (1906)
"... The vine-prop Elme, the Poplar never dry,14 The builder Oake, sole king of forrests all, The aspine u good for staves, the Cypresse funerall, ..."
5. The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, the Earl of Fingall, the by Arthur James Francis Plunkett Fingall, John Thomas Gilbert, Dublin (Archdiocese), Ossory, Ire. (Diocese), Waterford (Ireland), Waterford, Ire, Jesuits. Ireland, Galway, Ire, Galway (Ireland) (1885)
"... about the boarding of the said vessel, and that in the affray one aspine, ... who, since the death of the said aspine, is fled and would not abide his ..."
6. A History of Northumberland, in Three Parts by John Hodgson, John Hodgson-Hinde, James Raine, John Collingwood Bruce (1840)
"... which did no boon service to the prior and convent of Hexham, besides other tenements here. Thomas aspine. Thomas Eston, 1431, after the death of ..."
7. Tenth Report: Appendix by Great Britain (1885)
"... between Captain Roger Moore, your petitioner, and divers others, about the boarding of the said vessel, and that in the affray one aspine, a carman, ..."