Definition of Lichened

1. a. Belonging to, or covered with, lichens.

Definition of Lichened

1. Adjective. Covered with lichen. ¹

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Definition of Lichened

1. lichen [v] - See also: lichen

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lichened

lichen planus hypertrophicus
lichen planus verrucosus
lichen ruber
lichen ruber moniliformis
lichen ruber verrucosus
lichen scrofulosorum
lichen simplex chronicus
lichen spinulosus
lichen striatus
lichen strophulosus
lichen syphiliticus
lichen tropicus
lichen urticatus
lichened (current term)

Literary usage of Lichened

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Magazine of Poetry by Charles Wells Moulton (1891)
"He would rather sit on a lichened stone, cinched with listening lads, than on a silver dais, swept round with sworded courtiers. He never commits assault on ..."

2. Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker (1908)
"Beyond Alfold, on the road that runs out of Sidney Wood up to Dunsfold Common, there are coppices of thick undergrowth, set about orchards of grey- lichened ..."

3. Our Search for a Wilderness: An Account of Two Ornithological Expeditions to by Blair Niles, William Beebe (1910)
"Another, brilliant red on the upper side and irregularly marked below, never alights, as far as our experience went, except on some lichened trunk. ..."

4. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1885)
"... wryneck is the colour of the lichened branch ; and the night swallow and the owls resemble their peculiar places of concealment. ..."

5. Handbook of Ancient Roman Marbles: Or, A History and Description of All by Henry William Pullen (1894)
"Finely lichened violet, brown, or white, on yellow or lilac. S. Catarina ; S. Marco. ... Yellowish brown veined and lichened with violet and greyish red. ..."

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