Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In flower; abloom; flowering.

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  • adjective archaic, poetic flowering, in bloom

Etymologies

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a- +‎ flower

Examples

  • Here's a neat picture of buckwheat field all aflower - 메밀꽃

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Here's a neat picture of buckwheat field all aflower - 메밀꽃

    Yummy Noodles without gluten and cool for summer: Korean nengmyun

  • Certainly, upon fine days, Paris seemed to me innumerably aflower with all these girls, whom I did not desire, but who thrust down their roots into the obscurity of the desire and the mysterious nocturnal life of

    The Sweet Cheat Gone

  • On our way to her house we passed by a row of little gardens, and I was obliged to stop, for they were all aflower with pear and cherry blossoms; as empty, no doubt, and lifeless only yesterday as

    The Guermantes Way

  • Paris, like the roads round Balbec, were aflower with those unknown beauties whom I had so often sought to evoke from the woods of

    The Guermantes Way

  • But farther on the current slackened, where the stream ran through a property thrown open to the public by its owner, who had made a hobby of aquatic gardening, so that the little ponds into which the Vivonne was here diverted were aflower with water-lilies.

    Swann's Way

  • I daresay there were many among them, tied by their daily toil to the town, who thought with longing of the pleasant road before us, through fertile lands where all the orchards were aflower and the peasants were gathering the ripe barley, though April had yet some days to revel in.

    Morocco

  • The pomegranates, aflower above the ripening corn, had finer blossoms than any I had seen before, the fig-trees were Biblical in their glossy splendour.

    Morocco

  • Now at last we lift our faces, and our faces come aflower

    Hyde Park at Night: Clerks

  • Now at last we lift our faces, and our faces come aflower

    New Poems

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