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  • n. Archaic form of feverfew.

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Examples

  • Take a little tansie, featherfew, parsley, and violets stamp and strain them with eight or ten eggs and salt, fry them in sweet butter, and serve them on a plate and dish with some sugar.

    The accomplisht cook or, The art & mystery of cookery

  • Is not ---- 's last novel a better antidote against melancholy, stupendously absurd as it is, than foalfoot or plantain, featherfew or savin, agrimony or saxifrage, or any other herb in old Robert Burton's pharmacopoeia?

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 21, July, 1859

  • They are nothing but children, any of them, -- but that afternoon, after they had done all the singing the city needed for its annual entertainment of the singers, I saw Bob and Mabel start for a long expedition into West Roxbury, -- and when he came back, I know it was a long featherfew, from her prize school-bouquet, that he pressed in his Greene's "Analysis," with a short frond of maiden's hair.

    If, Yes and Perhaps Four Possibilities and Six Exaggerations with Some Bits of Fact

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