Definition of Spikenards

1. Noun. (plural of spikenard) ¹



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Definition of Spikenards

1. spikenard [n] - See also: spikenard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spikenards

spike strip
spike strips
spike suppressor
spike train
spikebill
spiked
spiked loosestrife
spikefish
spikeless
spikelet
spikelets
spikelike
spikemoss
spikemosses
spikenard
spikenards (current term)
spikeproof
spiker
spikeries
spikers
spikery
spikes
spiketail
spiketails
spikey
spikier
spikiest
spikily
spikiness
spikinesses

Literary usage of Spikenards

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1895)
"... that my friend had gathered together some roses, hyacinths, spikenards, and sweet basils in his skirt, and had made up his mind to return to the city. ..."

2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The well-known English ivy (genus Hedera) is perhaps the most familiar representative. Of the five native species of aralia the spikenards and ..."

3. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The well-known English ivy (genus Hedera) is perhaps the most familiar representative. Of the five. native species of aralia the spikenards and ..."

4. Persian Literature: Comprising the Sháh Námeh, the Rubáiyát, the Divan and by Firdawsī, Omar Khayyam, Edward FitzGerald, Ḥāfiẓ, Saʻdī (1900)
"... hyacinths, spikenards, and sweet-basils, Sa'di told him of the book he was writing, and added:—" What can a nosegay of flowers avail thee ? ..."

5. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"... are all of them shrubs—one, the dwarf dogwood or cornel, being only three or four inches high. The others, however, are shrubs of good size. spikenards ..."

6. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"When a friend visited him in his cell and had filled a basket with nosegays from the garden of the poet with roses, hyacinths, spikenards, and sweet-basils, ..."

7. In God's Out-of-doors by William Alfred Quayle (1902)
"Such winds know how to spoil waters and fields and forests of spikenards and balsams. 1 have inhaled fragrance from winds blown fresh from the sea through ..."

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