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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers; A small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division).

Usage examples (35)
  • An olive branch or sprig is located above the Roman numerals, with a bound cluster of three arrows below.
  • “It is so,” said a fourth; “I know him by the holly-sprig, which is their cognizance.
  • 10 sprigs of thyme (a sprig is a side stalk in this kitchen) 1 fat clove of garlic, chopped fine
  • A sprig each of thyme, savory, marjoram and parsley. for more
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