Synonyms for sprig

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Here's a little mignonette I put in the bottom, so't everybody could have a sprig.

Chop up a stick of celery, a sprig of parsley, a carrot, an onion.

It is not, however, stated why or when this sprig was conferred.

He held a sprig of laurel in his hand during the time he was confined in the pillory.

A white frock and a little sentiment,—a sprig of jessamine and a bit of poetry!

Willie generally cuts me off with a sprig for my button-hole.

"You mustn't go, of course, until you have seen the chickens," said Mr. Sprig.

Let it cool and then pour over the fish that is to be served with a sprig of parsley.

“That is Mr Ashurst, a sprig of nobility of some sort,” was the answer.

Taking a sprig of jessamine and holding it to her nose, she went up to that picture.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "shoot, twig or spray of a plant, shrub," probably from Old English spræc "shoot, twig," of obscure origin.

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