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Noun1.Osmund - any fern of the genus Osmunda: large ferns with creeping rhizomesosmund - any fern of the genus Osmunda: large ferns with creeping rhizomes; naked sporangia are on modified fronds that resemble flower clusters
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Osmunda - type genus of the Osmundaceae
ditch fern, French bracken, Osmunda regalis, royal fern, royal osmund, king fern - large deeply rooted fern of worldwide distribution with upright bipinnate compound tufted fronds
interrupted fern, Osmunda clatonia - North American fern having tall erect pinnate fronds and a few sporogenous pinnae at or near the center of the fertile fronds
cinnamon fern, fiddlehead fern, Osmunda cinnamonea, fiddlehead - New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible
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Nwannebuike Osmund, aka 'Osmund Nwannebuike,' aka 'Olivite,' aka 'Nikky Bro.'
The first castle was built by Bishop Osmund of Salisbury in approximately 1080 before being burnt down and re-built in stone during the reign of King Henry I, later becoming a popular residence for the Monarchy.
The site was last used by St Osmund and St Andrew R.C.
Other guests included Jacqui Osmund Smith, chairman of Telford Christians Together, and the Very Rev Canon Jonathan Mitchell, of Shrewsbury's Roman Catholic Cathedral, who both gave Bible readings at the service.
A young monk called Osmund (Eddie Redmayne) is asked to act as a guide for a fearsome knight called Ulric (Sean Bean) and his small group of mercenaries.
De lotgevallen van een vernieuwingsbeweging, en Osmund SCHREUDER, Leo VAN SNIPPENBURG (dirs.), Religie in de Nederlandse samenleving.
The first modern accounts of the life of Mary MacKillop and the beginnings of the Sisters of St Joseph were by Osmund Thorpe and William Modystack.
Then Lisa Gottlieb tears a page from the St Osmund's Parish chronicles, telling us how a storied congregation keeps its candles burning even after many trials and tribulations.
I thank our editors, and Joe Cribb (formerly of the British Museum), Osmund Bopeararchchi (University of California), Bob Hudson (University of Sydney), two anonymous peer reviewers, and Nicolas Revire (Thammasat University) for their comments.
Edited by Karl Wohlmuth, Achim Gutowski, Magda Kandil, Tobias Knedlik, and Osmund O.
Perhaps I've made a blob, but we've won the match, and there's another match to-morrow--Blue Mantles against some cheery public-school side, and there's the usual Nevill Ground wicket, and I'll be in first--and old Kelsey and Osmund Scott and all the rest of them.