Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Flowers considered as a group.
  • n. The process or state of flowering.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. State of flowers; flowers, collectively or in general.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. State of flowers; flowers, collectively or in general.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A flowering; an assemblage of flowers; flowers taken together in mass, as in decorative art.

Etymologies

flower +‎ -age (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Interestingly, as I progressed the flowerage moved from being the lighter side of the paring to the stronger.

    Spain

  • And something embryonic in John Bulmer seemed to come, with the knave's benediction, into flowerage.

    Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes

  • For there were roses everywhere -- great snowy bouquets and long lines of scattered blossoms, and single roses there and here, and the petals falling were as tears shed for the beautiful dead, and the white flowerage vied with the pallor and the immaculate stillness of the dead.

    Celibates

  • For there were roses everywhere -- great snowy bouquets, and long lines of scattered blossoms, and single roses there and here, and petals fallen and falling were as tears shed for the beautiful dead, and the white flowerage vied with the pallor and the immaculate stillness of the dead.

    A Mere Accident

  • All that had gone before was a scanty flowerage -- he was the perfect fruit.

    A Mere Accident

  • One could look at those primrose-tinted ladies of his, with their gossamer films of raiment and their flowerage always suggestive of the asphodel mead, for hours: and if one's soul had had a substantial

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • The stems are particularly full and smooth, and the heads of the best of them rustle back with a profusion of flaxen flowerage, remarkably agreeable to the touch.

    Hypolympia Or, The Gods in the Island, an Ironic Fantasy

  • As he crosses the zone of their flowerage that knows not of sunshine and snow.

    Studies in Song

  • Oh, I knew, when you loved me, my soul was in flowerage --

    The Heptalogia

  • With what blossomless flowerage of sea-foam and blood-coloured foliage inwound

    Erechtheus A Tragedy (New Edition)

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