from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the odor of rose water; hence, affectedly nice or delicate; sentimental.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Water tinctured with oil of roses by distillation.
- Having the odor or character of rose-water; hence, affectedly delicate or sentimental: as, rose-water religion.
- The plateau for a rose-water ewer.
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