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  • n. Obsolete spelling of blossom.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But yet you are to note, that as you see some Willows or Palm trees bud and blossome sooner then others do, so some

    The Compleat Angler

  • But thus God having dress'd up a Saint for himselfe, would not longer permit him with us, unworthy of ye future fruites of this incomparable hopefull blossome.

    The Glory of English Prose Letters to My Grandson

  • But yet you are to note, that as you see some Willows or Palm trees bud and blossome sooner then others do, so some _Trouts_ be in some Rivers sooner in season; and as the Holly or Oak are longer before they cast their Leaves, so are some _Trouts_ in some Rivers longer before they go out of season.

    The Complete Angler 1653

  • The bud of ioy, the blossome of the morne, the beame of light, whom mortal eyes admyre: what reason is it then but she should scorne, base things that to her loue too bold aspire?

    Amoretti and Epithalamion

  • The blossome, which my braunch of youth did beare,

    Shepheardes Calendar

  • And although the Latin tong did faire blome and blossome in L. Crassus, and M. Antonius, yet in Tullies tyme onely, and in Tullie himselfe chieflie, was the Latin tong fullie ripe, and growne to the hiest pitch of all perfection.

    The Scholemaster

  • And although the Latin tong did faire blome and blossome in _L.

    The Schoolmaster

  • That he commeth to late of thys blossome to plucke.

    Ralph Roister Doister

  • 1756: Sweet blowse, you are a beautious blossome sure.

    Titus Andronicus (1623 First Folio Edition)

  • 1505: Yet Fruites that blossome first, will first be ripe:

    Othello (1623 First Folio Edition)

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