rose-carnation love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A carnation the ground-color of whose petals is striped with rose-color.


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  • But the lovely color flushed up into her cheeks, and as she stood with her eyes cast down, still fingering the cards, her face assumed the tint of the deepest rose-carnation.

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