from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common name of Gypsophila. paniculata, a diffuse and rather tall-growing herb.
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Patsy and the tinker marked how close things huddled to it, even creeping on to cover stones and gravel stretches; there were moss and ferns and little, clinging things, like baby's-breath and linnea.
"My son was killed in this war," Janet Long said after she left roses and baby's-breath at her son's grave.
It was a lush, rich showing-a welcome maturation from the pastels and baby's-breath pinks and blues we saw in several shows last season.