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Garden plot

  • a plot appropriated to a garden.
Webster 1913

Ground plot

  • the ground upon which any structure is erected; hence, any basis or foundation; also, a ground plan.
Webster 1913

Gunpowder plot

  • noun a conspiracy in 1605 in England to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament to avenge the persecution of Catholics in England; led by Guy Fawkes
WordNet
  • (Eng. Hist.), a plot to destroy the King, Lords, and Commons, in revenge for the penal laws against Catholics. As Guy Fawkes, the agent of the conspirators, was about to fire the mine, which was placed under the House of Lords, he was seized, Nov. 5, 1605. Hence, Nov. 5 is known in England as Guy Fawkes Day.
Webster 1913

plot element

  • noun a component or element of the plot of a story
WordNet

plot line

  • noun the plot of a book or play or film
    storyline.
WordNet

plot of ground

  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; patch; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch
WordNet

plot of land

  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; patch; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch
WordNet

plot-proof

Plot"-proof` adjective
Definitions
  1. Secure against harm by plots. Shak.
Webster 1913

Seed plat, ∨ Seed plot

  • the ground on which seeds are sown, to produce plants for transplanting; a nursery.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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