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- n. Plural form of houseleek.
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I especially like the bronze fennel in your first photo with the daisy – I could achieve that easily in my garden along with those little pockets on the fence for the houseleeks.
The red tiles of the houses edging the great square were gilded with yellow houseleeks.
The roof, where there was any roof, was covered with moss and houseleeks; but the best part of it sustained the storks 'nests -- that was the only portion which was in tolerable repair.