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  • n. Plural form of daisy-chain.

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Examples

  • A wild bee close to his hand was digging into a flower, there was a faint scent, as of daisy-chains; but chiefly it was the quality of the grass — its close freshness, its true greenness.

    Over the River

  • I was happy, too, although I had not yet had a chance of speaking to Min privately -- in the boat there were more listeners near than I cared for, and on shore she was too busy entertaining a small crowd of toddlekins, for whose delectation she told deeply-involved fairy stories, and wove unlimited daisy-chains of intricate patterns and simple workmanship.

    She and I, Volume 1

  • We were much struck by the children; mere babies actually being nursed by their mothers, while elder urchins walked in and out of the building -- going sometimes to have a game with various other little friends amidst the graves outside, plaiting daisy-chains, or telling fortunes by large ox-eyed daisies.

    Through Finland in Carts

  • I think how the children will have outgrown daisy-chains, or even got beyond the season of climbing trees.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 43, May, 1861 Creator

  • "Books wifout pictures is silly!" said a certain Maid Margaret, a companion new to the honourable company, who was weaving daisy-chains, her legs crossed beneath her, Turk fashion.

    Red Cap Tales Stolen from the Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North

  • One day the children were out in the fields, running races, picking flowers, and making daisy-chains!

    Chambers's Elementary Science Readers Book I

  • True will have to teach the fine ladies to make daisy-chains and drink tea out of thimbles.

    'Me and Nobbles'

  • If they were all three in the garden, she sitting with her needlework, Richard playing with his engine and Roger making daisy-chains, there would come a time when she would arise and go into the house.

    The Judge

  • For girls 'fingers, said these voices, had been especially fashioned by nature for the making of daisy-chains.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • When they had breakfasted Martin observed that he could make better and longer daisy-chains than any one else in the world, and his statement was pooh-poohed by six voices at once.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

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