ivy-covered ivy-covered

Definition(s):

  • (adj) overgrown with ivy

Usage(s):

  1. Shadowy figures soon lurked along the ivy-covered ridge overlooking the two-story brick jail.
  2. Returning to campus, the demonstrators next stormed ivy-covered Hamilton Hall, headquarters for undergraduate Columbia College.
  3. Every Sunday, in fact, to the delight of the children who gather at her feet, her majesty still holds court in the ivy-covered yard of Sababurg castle, north of Kassel, Germany.

News

  • Cubs clear major obstacle in plans

    The proposed modernization of historic Wrigley Field overcame an important hurdle Thursday when the Chicago Cubs and the city reached an agreement allowing the team to build a first-ever electronic Jumbotron and another sign above the ivy-covered outfield walls. The city’s landmarks commission unanimously voted to approve the deal, overcoming opposition from the local alderman and the owners of ...
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

Quotes

  • Brown wrote, "Too often colleges and universities tend to insulate themselves in ivy-covered buildings and have not been as diligent as necessary to ensure that the academic enterprise is conducted rigorously and honestly. This elitist attitude is...
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Hank Brown Source: Town Hall

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