from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The herbrobert, Geranium Robertianum.


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  • And then she fell to examining his clothes: his loose, soft, very blue blue flannels, with vague stripes of darker blue; his soft shirt, with its rolling collar; his red tie, knitted of soft silk, and tied in a loose sailor's-knot.

    My Friend Prospero

  • It is well to learn some artful sailor's-knot for tying up bags, with which other people cannot meddle without your finding it out.

    The Art of Travel Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Countries

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