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clove-gillyflower

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as clove, 1.
  • n. One of the popular names of Dianthus Caryophyllus, given especially to the clove-scented, double-flowered, whole-colored varieties.

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Examples

  • Gelopere I cannot find, and can only suggest that its _p_ may be for _f_, and that “cloves of gelofer,” the clove-gillyflower, may have been the basis of it.

    Early English Meals and Manners

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