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  • n. Plural form of catchfly.


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  • Among these are some kinds of sedges, chickweeds, and catchflies.

    Seed Dispersal

  • 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.

    La faute de l'Abbe Mouret


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