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- n. Plural form of catchfly.
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Among these are some kinds of sedges, chickweeds, and catchflies.
In succession they passed ankle-deep through the spotted silk of soft rose catchflies, through the tufted satin of feathered pinks, and the blue velvet of forget-me-nots, studded with melancholy little eyes.