a two-layer cake with a thick filling of cream or custard between the layers, often having a chocolate icing on top.
a variety of sword fern, Nephrolepsis exaltata bostoniensis, having long, narrow, drooping fronds.
a climbing woody vine, Parthenocissus tricuspidata, of the grape family, native to eastern Asia and grown in North America as a wall covering. noun the US name for Virginia creeper (sense 2)
a cultivated variety of lettuce having a rounded head of soft, crumpled leaves, used for salads.
(especially in 19th-century New England) an intimate friendship between two women often maintaining a household together.