halls of ivy

noun phrase

Word History


from the traditional training of ivy on the walls of older college buildings

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of halls of ivy was in 1965

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Cite this Entry

“Halls of ivy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halls%20of%20ivy. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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