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.
Only one flower, jest one sprig o' suthin', an' I'll be contented!
“Maybe,” she assented, and in a bar of light from a window, stooped over a glimmering patch to pull him a sprig of bluebells.
Many only stick a sprig of parsley where the bone should be, to keep up the fiction.
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.
An' there was the new grave, all sodered green, an' not a sprig nor a stitch to honour it.
Scarcely a sprig of green showed in the wide landscape, except where the pines stood in a long blur against the gray sky.
She was trying to hook young Bob for that sprig of a girl—it was clear as mud.
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.