Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Flowers considered as a group.
  • noun The process or state of flowering.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A flowering; an assemblage of flowers; flowers taken together in mass, as in decorative art.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun State of flowers; flowers, collectively or in general.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun State of flowers; flowers, collectively or in general.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

flower +‎ -age

Examples

  • Interestingly, as I progressed the flowerage moved from being the lighter side of the paring to the stronger.

    the best

  • Interestingly, as I progressed the flowerage moved from being the lighter side of the paring to the stronger.

    Augieland:

  • Interestingly, as I progressed the flowerage moved from being the lighter side of the paring to the stronger.

    Spain

  • Interestingly, as I progressed the flowerage moved from being the lighter side of the paring to the stronger.

    El Bulli: 444 impossibillian stars

  • And something embryonic in John Bulmer seemed to come, with the knave's benediction, into flowerage.

    Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes

  • All that had gone before was a scanty flowerage -- he was the perfect fruit.

    A Mere Accident

  • For there were roses everywhere -- great snowy bouquets and long lines of scattered blossoms, and single roses there and here, and the petals falling were as tears shed for the beautiful dead, and the white flowerage vied with the pallor and the immaculate stillness of the dead.

    Celibates

  • For there were roses everywhere -- great snowy bouquets, and long lines of scattered blossoms, and single roses there and here, and petals fallen and falling were as tears shed for the beautiful dead, and the white flowerage vied with the pallor and the immaculate stillness of the dead.

    A Mere Accident

  • One could look at those primrose-tinted ladies of his, with their gossamer films of raiment and their flowerage always suggestive of the asphodel mead, for hours: and if one's soul had had a substantial

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • The stems are particularly full and smooth, and the heads of the best of them rustle back with a profusion of flaxen flowerage, remarkably agreeable to the touch.

    Hypolympia Or, The Gods in the Island, an Ironic Fantasy

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