As a bedding plant S. argentea is extensively grown for its silvery-white foliage, which completely covers the ground.
The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition Sutton and Sons
a plant that may be grown in a garden bed
blankets, sheets, etc., used on a bed; bedclothes. bedclothes together with a matress. litter; straw, etc., as a bed for animals. Building Trades. a foundation or bottom layer. a thin layer of putty laid in the rabbet of a window frame or muntin to give a pane of glass an even backing. Geology. arrangement of […]
Baby Talk. the act of or time for going to bed or sleeping: One more game and then it’s beddy-bye. noun sleep; bed noun Sleep; time to go to sleep [1867+; fr earlier use as a sound to lull a child to sleep]
Saint (“the Venerable Bede”) a.d. 673?–735, English monk, historian, and theologian: wrote earliest history of England. Historical Examples Bede was born in Northumbria, about 673, the time when the final conversion of England was being accomplished. A Literary History of the English People Jean Jules Jusserand Then—Bede says that they were punished for this sin—the […]
to deck out; adorn, especially in a showy or gaudy manner. Contemporary Examples Lynn Myers from Pennsylvania bedecked his Soviet fur hat with Obama pins. Paranoia on Patriots’ Day John Avlon April 19, 2010 The men are smoking cigars, the women are tanned and bedecked. Beirut Letter: In Lebanon, Fighting ISIS With Culture and Satire […]