bine
Pronunciation Noun

bine (plural bines)

  1. (botany) A climbing plant which climbs by its shoots growing in a helix around a support (distinct from a vine, which climbs using tendrils or suckers).
    • 1900, Thomas Hardy, “The Darkling Thrush”:
      The tangled bine-stems scored the sky
      Like strings of broken lyres,
      And all mankind that haunted nigh
      Had sought their household fires.
Noun

bine (plural bines)

  1. (UK, slang) cigarette
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