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- n. The daisy, a small genus of annual or perennial herbs, natural order Compositæ, indigenous to the temperate and cold regions of the northern hemisphere. The daisy, B. perennis, is abundant in pastures and meadows of Europe, and is very common in cultivation. See
daisy. Only one species is found in North America, B. integrifolia, the western daisy.
- n. daisy.
“With decoctions from ginseng, sassafras, hedisaron, and a tall shrub called bellis, they have been known to perform remarkable cures in cases of wounds and ulcers.”
“The miners 'clothes and light are mentioned, as likewise the standard measure called "bellis," and carts and waynes are prohibited.”
“Every mining appurtenance is retained, only somewhat altered in shape, and that, perhaps, not for the better, be it cap, "bellis," or general attire.”
“The miners 'clothes and light are mentioned, and the standard measure called "bellis," to the exclusion of carts and "waynes.”
“Look for wallflowers, bellis and forget-me-nots in garden centres and plant in pots, particularly where you've planted spring bulbs, so that the bulbs peep through the bedding come spring.”
“Johannem Barber Archidiaeonum Abyrdonensem, de gestis, bellis, et vertutibus, Domini Roberti Brwyes, Regis Scocie illustrissimi, et de conquestu regni Scocie per eundem, et de Domino Jacobo de”
“One of the favorite pots planted with lithodora, wallflower, erysimum cheiri, and bellis perennis.”
“If they don't say "1847" and "armed invasion of the soverign territory of Mexico by the US Army under one of the flimsiest cassus bellis ever in history", you can safely dismiss them as a drooling idiot.”
“Huius siquidem Imperatoris pater, scilicet Occoday, necatus fuerat veneno, et ob hoc à bellis quieuerant tempore pauco.”
“In bellis astutissimi sunt: quia per annos xlij. cum cæteris gentibus dimicarunt.”
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