one of an English breed of medium-sized hunting dogs, slightly larger than the American foxhound, having a short, dense, glossy coat, in combinations of black, tan, or white, with low-set ears, and very straight legs, originally used for hunting foxes in packs.
noun 1. a spiny Eurasian and northern African shrub, Ribes uva-crispa, of the saxifrage family, having green flowers in sparse clusters and acid, bristly green, red, or yellow fruit.
- English garden
noun a type of natural large-scale landscape garden with origins in the English gardens of the 18th century; also, a small informal garden with many colorful flowering plants Examples The English garden is an informal, asymmetrical, natural type of landscape. Word Origin 1771
- English heritage
noun 1. an organization, partly funded by government aid, that looks after ancient monuments and historic buildings in England Official name The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England
noun 1. See under (def 1). [hol-ee] /ˈhɒl i/ noun, plural hollies. 1. any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Ilex, as I. opaca (American holly) the state tree of Delaware, or I. aquifolium (English holly) having glossy, spiny-toothed leaves, small, whitish flowers, and red berries. 2. the foliage and berries, used for […]