Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cockle, 2.

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Examples

  • Instances may be cited of the white varieties of the snapdragon, of the red clover, the long-spurred violet (_Viola_ [282] _cornuta_) the sea-shore aster (_Aster Tripolium_), corn-rose

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • As I strolled, my eye fell upon a little flower which I recognised as a favourite from my dear mother's garden; I observed a glowing alkermes, an Oriental corn-rose, then again an artichoke, overgrown with vile weeds.

    Dr. Dumany's Wife

  • Nevertheless, I would have used Gerarde's name, if the corn-rose were as much a rose as the corn-flag is a flag.

    Proserpina, Volume 1 Studies Of Wayside Flowers

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