Definition of Stinking elder

1. Noun. Common North American shrub or small tree.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stinking Elder

stinkeroos
stinkers
stinketh
stinkhorn
stinkhorns
stinkier
stinkiest
stinkily
stinkin'
stinkiness
stinking
stinking bean trefoil
stinking cedar
stinking chamomile
stinking clover
stinking elder (current term)
stinking gladwyn
stinking goosefoot
stinking hellebore
stinking horehound
stinking iris
stinking mayweed
stinking nightshade
stinking on ice
stinking smut
stinking wattle
stinking weed
stinking yew
stinkingly
stinkings

Literary usage of Stinking elder

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1. The Tragedie of Cymbeline by William Shakespeare (2001)
"With many it was simply 'the stinking elder,' of which nothing but evil could be ... He says, 'Let the stinking elder [Grief] entwine his root with the vine ..."

2. Folk-lore of Shakespeare by Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer (1884)
"This tradition no doubt, in a great measure, helped to give it its bad fame, causing it to be spoken of as " the stinking elder." Shakespeare makes it an ..."

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