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[ahy-veed] /ˈaɪ vid/
covered or overgrown with ivy:
ivied walls.
Origin of ivied
1765-75; ivy + -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Presently we passed a church (near Barnet) with an ivied tower, which had been engulfed in the town.

    Essays Arthur Christopher Benson
  • Philip paused a while at the corner, by the ivied cottage, admiring it silently.

  • Then, as by an effort, he followed the servant across the lawn and vanished through the ivied porch.

    Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini
  • A little snow is sifted lightly on branch, and grass, and ivied wall.

    Mrs. Geoffrey Duchess
  • The light from the pane was now perceived to be shining not upon the ivied wall as usual, but upon some object close to the glass.

  • He crossed the lawn and turned into the Long Walk by the ivied walls.

    The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • And now it is said that sometimes her white figure can be seen hanging from the ivied wall.

  • The hooting and wheeling of the old owls in the ivied tower was a link of life.

    Turns of Fortune Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • The bats, emerging from the ivied ruins they left behind, flitted and skimmed before them, chasing the insects of the night.

    Kenelm Chillingly, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The bracken shakes below an ivied tree, And then a cub looks out; and "Tally-o-back!"

    The War Poems Siegfried Sassoon
British Dictionary definitions for ivied


covered with ivy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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