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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of several cultivated species of yucca. The fiber of this plant is known as dagger-fiber. Also called Spanish dagger. See yucca.


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  • A Spanish dagger-plant, with its waxen blossoms in a creamy aggregation as large as a water-bucket, contributed floral beauty and variety.

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