Traveler's joy
Traveler Trav"el*er, n. [Written also traveler.] 1. One who travels; one who has traveled much. [1913 Webster]

2. A commercial agent who travels for the purpose of receiving orders for merchants, making collections, etc. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mach.) A traveling crane. See under {Crane}. [1913 Webster]

4. (Spinning) The metal loop which travels around the ring surrounding the bobbin, in a ring spinner. [1913 Webster]

5. (Naut.) An iron encircling a rope, bar, spar, or the like, and sliding thereon. [1913 Webster]

{Traveler's joy} (Bot.), the {Clematis vitalba}, a climbing plant with white flowers.

{Traveler's tree}. (Bot.) See {Ravenala}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • traveler's-joy — gelsvoji raganė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Clematis vitalba), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje ir pietų ir vidurio Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Clematis vitalba angl. old man’s… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • traveler's-joy — | ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural traveler s joys) : any of several climbing plants of the genus Clematis; especially : a vigorous woody climber (C. vitalba) of Europe and the Mediterranean region with fragrant greenish white flowers borne in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • traveler's joy — noun vigorous deciduous climber of Europe to Afghanistan and Lebanon having panicles of fragrant green white flowers in summer and autumn • Syn: ↑traveller s joy, ↑old man s beard, ↑Clematis vitalba • Hypernyms: ↑clematis …   Useful english dictionary

  • traveler's-joy — /trav euh leuhrz joy , trav leuhrz /, n. a woody vine, Clematis vitalba, of the buttercup family, native to Europe and northern Africa, having long plumed fruit and slightly fragrant, white flowers. Also called old man s beard, withywind. [1590… …   Universalium

  • Traveler's tree — Traveler Trav el*er, n. [Written also traveler.] 1. One who travels; one who has traveled much. [1913 Webster] 2. A commercial agent who travels for the purpose of receiving orders for merchants, making collections, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • traveller’s joy — gelsvoji raganė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Clematis vitalba), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje ir pietų ir vidurio Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Clematis vitalba angl. old man’s… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • traveller's joy — noun vigorous deciduous climber of Europe to Afghanistan and Lebanon having panicles of fragrant green white flowers in summer and autumn • Syn: ↑traveler s joy, ↑old man s beard, ↑Clematis vitalba • Hypernyms: ↑clematis * * * traveller s joy… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Traveler — Trav el*er, n. [Written also traveler.] 1. One who travels; one who has traveled much. [1913 Webster] 2. A commercial agent who travels for the purpose of receiving orders for merchants, making collections, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • old man's beard — noun 1. dense festoons of greenish grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America • Syn: ↑Spanish moss, ↑black moss, ↑long moss, ↑Tillandsia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • old-man's-beard — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : any of several clematises: as a. : an American virgin s bower (Clematis virginiana) b. : a European traveler s joy (C. vitalba) 2. a …   Useful english dictionary

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