Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pussy-willow.

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Examples

  • The maples were dusted with crimson bloom, and the downy catkins of the swamp-willow dropped upon the stream and floated past her, as once the autumn leaves.

    Beauty and the Beast, and Tales of Home

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