from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a gold or gilded rose blessed by the pope on the fourth Sunday in Lent, and sent to some church or person in recognition of special services rendered to the Holy See.
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The king gave Castiglione several horses and dogs as well as a gold chain of S-links from which hung two miniature portcullises and a golden rose with a silver center.