Word usage examples
The poisonwood had chosen her, and in some way she felt that the staff was a part of her.
He took her staff of black poisonwood, which he had been carrying in his free hand, and threw it to her.
She stood close to the mouth of chamber, her black staff of poisonwood in hand.
I assume you stripped that one and bound him with prickly poisonweed for good reason?
He had spoken about Martians, native Martians, as causes of the poisonings, but Silvers had known better than to take that seriously.
Presumably the criminals could have gained what they wanted more quickly by beginning with wholesale poisonings, instead of merely threatening for six months during which they risked capture and gained nothing.
After the first few poisonings you could arrange to obtain samples from the storage bins at the city.
Poison-Pen was swamped and well-nigh forgotten in that stream of genial commination always poured out from the lips of examinees elect upon examining bodies.
I dug in my pockets and brought out the poison-pen letter that had scared Hopwood, plus the warm love-letter on sun-yellow paper that had lured him down the coast in the first place.
Her reaction to a poison-pen letter would be a shout of laughter and a clinical analysis of the mental state of the writer.