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viny

[vahy-nee] /ˈvaɪ ni/
adjective, vinier, viniest.
1.
of, pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling vines:
viny tendrils.
2.
abounding in or producing vines:
a viny region.
Origin of viny
1560-1570
1560-70; vine + -y1

Viny

[vahy-nee] /ˈvaɪ ni/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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  • Then the first thing Caryl did was to turn upon viny and unhook the precious brooch as a low sob came from her white lips.

  • "We want to let the holidays just slip by without noticin'," Miss viny told us.

    Friendship Village Zona Gale
  • The viny arbour was principally gone to decay, and the eglantine blushed mournfully along the fences.

    Alida Amelia Stratton Comfield
  • And they don't have no tea nor coffee for dinner, viny says.

    Mildred Keith Martha Finley
  • To garland that viny strip in Lola's locks was beyond Jane's power.

    A Prairie Infanta Eva Wilder Brodhead
  • This is the long-stemmed, viny kind, and its name is alsike clover.

  • What became of these coins old viny did not know; she only knew how patiently they were collected, and how scrupulously saved.

    Rodman the Keeper Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • viny was hurrying, plashing the water over the sides of her buckets.

    Birthright T.S. Stribling
  • I made a terrified noise that brought viny, my old nurse, to the rescue.

    Story of My Life Helen Keller
  • "viny," called Miss Sylvia's soft voice, hearing a rustle at the door.

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