Definition of Imshy
1. imshi [interj] - See also: imshi
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imshy
Literary usage of Imshy
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1. Lexicon to the English Poetical Works of John Milton by Laura Emma Lockwood (1907)
"... wash far away : L. 155. vbt. sb. washing, the act of cleansing with water, ablution : SA 1107. Washy, adj. watery, moist ; the imshy ooze : PL vu. 303. ..."
2. Masterpieces of American Literature: Franklin, Irving, Bryant, Webster by John Kneeland, Henry Nathan Wheeler (1891)
"... which the cows cannot get at over the imshy and thorny hedge which surrounds it; and I make haste to taste the new and unde- scribed variety. ..."
3. A Popular Zoology by Joel Dorman Steele, John Whipple Potter Jenks (1887)
"... sticking to its tongue, viscid with saliva, are rapidly swept into its mouth. When sleeping, it wraps itself in its large, imshy tail, and thus mimics a ..."
4. The New American Botanist and Florist: Including Lessons in the Structure by Alphonso Wood (1889)
"6—IN, imshy. March, April. Was used as a tea by the Creek Indians. & I« decidua Walt. Nearly smooth ; Ivs. thin, 1—2', lance-oral, pointed, blunt M» rate ..."
5. Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler, Adams Sherman Hill (1895)
"Thin imshy hair falls down on each side of his face somewhat — Longfellow's hair did in his later life. 4. I wish I could sing — she can. 5. ..."
6. Gun and Camera in Southern Africa: A Year of Wanderings in Bechuanaland, the by Henry Anderson Bryden (1893)
"As a rule this bird is found in semi- imshy country, varied by open flats. As its Dutch name implies, it is extremely fond of the gum that exudes from the ..."