Even the celebrated shot of Uncle Paulie cutting garlic with a razor blade has a sprig of parsley in the foreground.
Mix some gravy with an anchovy, a sprig of sweet herbs, an onion, and a little mushroom liquor.
Here's a little mignonette I put in the bottom, so't everybody could have a sprig.
“Maybe,” she assented, and in a bar of light from a window, stooped over a glimmering patch to pull him a sprig of bluebells.
He held a sprig of laurel in his hand during the time he was confined in the pillory.
While he was speaking he broke a sprig from the bouquet and placed it in a wave of my hair, behind the band of pearls.
It is not, however, stated why or when this sprig was conferred.
Scarcely a sprig of green showed in the wide landscape, except where the pines stood in a long blur against the gray sky.
A white frock and a little sentiment,—a sprig of jessamine and a bit of poetry!
His smart blue bonnet, with sprig of holly and eagle's feather, was already recognised as the Scottish headgear.
c.1400, "shoot, twig or spray of a plant, shrub," probably from Old English spræc "shoot, twig," of obscure origin.