Definition of Hartford fern
1. Noun. Delicate fern of the eastern United States having a twining stem and palmately-lobed sterile fronds and forked fertile fronds.
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Literary usage of Hartford fern
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1. The American Baptist Magazine by Baptist General Convention, Board of Managers (1834)
"hartford fern. For. Miss. Soc. to support a female Burman child in Burmah, to In- called Abigail Davis, Mrs. Jane Louisa ..."