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  • n. Plural form of oxeye.


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  • Misty gray green, washed with tints of the palest violet, spotted with red clover-blooms, white oxeyes, and hot orange Canada lilies, the deep-grassed levels basked under the July sun.

    The Watchers of the Trails A Book of Animal Life

  • The oxeyes are so numberless in one long reach of meadow that a white drapery, which every breeze folds or unfolds, seems to have been cast as light as sea-foam upon the illimitable forest of stems.

    Wanderings by southern waters, eastern Aquitaine

  • See how, where the hay has been already carried, he floods all the slopes with yellow light, making them stand out sharp against the black shadows of the wood; while where the grass is standing still, he makes the sheets of sorrel-flower blush rosy red, or dapples the field with white oxeyes.

    Madam How and Lady Why

  • But is not the sorrel itself red, and the oxeyes white?

    Madam How and Lady Why

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