Recent Examples on the WebRather than relying on after-the-fact syrups, their Waldmeister is conditioned on woodruff, while the Himbeer is fermented with raspberries.
Matthew Kronsberg, WSJ, 10 Mar. 2021 Then, there's a popsicle made of woodruff, coriander, Spanish chervil and sorrel.
Suzannah Weiss, Teen Vogue, 13 Mar. 2018 Created by stonemason Eddie Foisy, a circular walkway takes you to a miniature medieval castle surrounded by fairy portals, a magic diorama enveloped in a bank of lush hosta, ferns and sweet woodruff.
Mary Ellen Fillo, courant.com, 17 May 2017
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First Known Use of woodruff
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
History and Etymology for woodruff
Middle English woderove, from Old English wudurofe, from wudu wood + -rofe (of unknown origin)