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Definitions of herb:

part of speech: noun

A plant the stem of which does not become woody like that of a shrub or tree.

Usage examples for herb:

  • Nevertheless, to make assurance doubly sure, he bribed a foreigner in his service, named Sigar of Brabant, to approach the king's mother, and offer her an herb which, he asserted, had the power to heal burns; but a guard of devoted Birchlegs, among whom was Dagfinn Peasant, surrounded the church in which she was fasting, preparatory to the ordeal, and the earl's emissary was, therefore, compelled to confide his errand to the latter. "The Story of Norway", Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  • Before church was out Lucy was really sick, and when at home in her room she did not refuse the bowl of herb tea which Berintha kindly brought her, saying " it had cured her when she felt just so." "Homestead on the Hillside", Mary Jane Holmes
  • When the Queen marked Launfal go aside, she went his way, and seating herself upon the herb called the knight before her. "French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France", Marie de France

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