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  • n. Plural form of campion.


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  • Pink campions and tousled goosegrass rose on either side, camouflaging it nicely.


  • In the deep shade of the arching hazels on the track, I have a brief premonition of bluebells and the pink blush of red campions.


  • Shaking out her napkin, she surveyed the scene: the snowy cloth with hints of lace, a jug of red and white campions, the delicate, porcelain breakfast service…really, Captain Holland was the only incongruous element.

    The Blackstone Key

  • It was rich with lupin, honeysuckle, campions, and ragged robin; bed straw, hops, and wild clematis twined and hung among its branches, and all along its ditch border the starry stitchwort lifted its childish faces, and chorused in lines and masses.

    In the Days of the Comet

  • He had brought columbines and campions, and new-mown hay, and oak-tufts and honeysuckle in small bud.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • She threaded two pink campions in the bush of red-gold hair above his penis.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • The road was presently bordered on either side by gigantic blackthorn shoots that made it very dark, and by tail grass and big campions, huge giant dead-nettles as high as trees, flickering past darkly in silhouette overhead.

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

  • Ivies cover all the sides, ferns, vetches, campions and arums spring thickly amid them, and the tall, straggling hedges of dog-roses, brambles and hawthorn that top the banks are luxuriantly overrun with honeysuckle, filling the whole air with its spicy fragrance.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873

  • Here grow in profusion many orchids, fringed gentians, cardinal flowers, turtle heads, starry campions, purple gerardias, and grass of

    Gene Stratton-Porter: A Little Story of The Life and Work and Ideals of "The Bird Woman"

  • Nevertheless a sadness haunted the wood, where the red campions made only a mist of colour with no reality of life and flowers behind.

    The Altar Steps


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