Definition of Ferned

1. Adjective. Abounding in or covered with ferns. "The ferny undergrowth"

Exact synonyms: Ferny
Similar to: Braky, Fernlike, Ferny
Antonyms: Fernless
Derivative terms: Fern



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ferned

ferms
fern-leaf
fern allies
fern ally
fern family
fern genus
fern palm
fern rhapis
fern test
fernandinite
fernane
fernbird
fernbirds
ferned (current term)
ferneries
fernery
fernier
ferniest
ferning
fernings
ferninst
fernless
fernlike
ferns
fernshaw
fernshaws
fernticle
fernticles

Literary usage of Ferned

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1918)
"Fringed pool, ferned grot— The veriest school Of peace; and yet the fool Contends that God is not— Not God! in gardens! when the eve is cool? ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1829)
"... however, was not disposed of' at the sale; but it has been since purchased by an eminent astronomer, and trans.. ferned to his observatory at Kilworth, ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1862)
"... how was it farther cracked and scarped, fashioned and modified, into its present exact configuration ? How was it lichened and mossed, ferned and ..."

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