Usage examples for hyssop

  1. It lay in the fact that there had to be a secret between Hyssop and her husband; and she kept it close as the grave until the grave itself closed over him. – Humorous Ghost Stories by Dorothy Scarborough
  2. 49: And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop ver. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  3. I suppose it would be the cedars of Lebanon he 'spake' of, and the hyssop that grows in the walls, and sycamores, but he would have been worth hearing on a rowan tree flaming red against a blue September sky. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)