Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The leaf of a flower; a petal.

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Examples

  • Then he came and lifted her hand to his breast, and it lay upon his dark-green doublet, as a white flower-leaf doth upon grass, and he saith to her, "Sweetheart, dost thou not know me?"

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  • Then she went to the insects; first to a little fly who lay in a flower-leaf cradle.

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  • Then she brought the swallow some water in a flower-leaf, and after he had drank, he told her that he had wounded one of his wings in a thorn-bush, and could not fly as fast as the others, who were soon far away on their journey to warm countries.

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  • "Flower sent to flower; for white hands, the lesser white, less lovely of flower-leaf," or

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