Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The meadow-saffron, Colchicum autumnale: from the fact that the flower appears without any leaf.

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Examples

  • The naked-lady golf tee apparently continues to sell well.

    What to Get a Golfer for the Holidays

  • For her part, Chacha does not appreciate the naked-lady paintings on the walls.

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  • Class 8s are those huge, long-haul rigs that often have naked-lady mud flaps, though for Christmas maybe the naked ladies could wear Santa hats.

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  • You know Le Bakery Sensual for its naked-lady cakes, giant penis icing designs and inappropriately hilarious desserts.

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  • In the late '90s his father, James, was diagnosed with skin cancer, and Fitzpatrick began combining artifacts from their lives together-like Chicago White Sox tickets and candy wrappers-with the paper memories his father saved in a cigar box: matchbooks, gambling slips, naked-lady playing cards.

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  • (Don't mock the naked-lady rain lamp - we bought that on purpose to complement the rest of the decor.)

    Average Jane

  • PETA is always good for some naked-lady ads, and the latest batch includes various quasi-celebrities encouraging you to stop wearing fur and to spay and neuter pets.

    The Blowfish Blog

  • It would contain playing cards, both naked-lady and conventional.

    Thumbscrews

  • “If you take away the beer, scotch, and all the other liquor and the naked-lady pictures and the clientele at the bar, it’s not offensive to ladies.”

    Hearts

  • "Oh, how I love to climb into that old barbershop chair," Willy admitted, "and see all those city men lined up under the naked-lady calendars, staring back at me, waiting while I chew over my philosophy of rocks and mirages and the kind of Time that just sits out there in the hills waiting for man to go away.

    The Machineries of Joy

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