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  • n. Plural form of rosebud.


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  • We quarrelled when we were children over who should get a Sunday-school card with the words 'God is Love,' wreathed in rosebuds, on it, and have never spoken to each other since.

    Rilla of Ingleside

  • Too much emphasis on the tatas (aka rosebuds), Charlize.


  • From this pattern many different blossoms may be made, varying it slightly, such as rosebuds, sweet peas, and apple blossoms.

    Make Your Own Hats

  • There was, at this time, among the lovely "rosebuds" opening in the fashionable drawing rooms of the city, a sweet "wood violet," otherwise

    For Woman's Love

  • I did a good portion of this myself -- I did, indeed; all the shadings of the rosebuds are my doing, and those interlaces of silver. "

    The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 5, No. 1, January, 1852

  • "As you can see, there is airbrushing, hearts, garland, blobbular "rosebuds", and green leaves growing UP the "waterfall" - not to mention the fact that you have to clear off all the toys before you can even cut the thing!

    My Youngest Wreckporter

  • Sometimes we put tiny ribbon rosebuds all over the sleeves.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • I was impressed - but not surprised - by the beautiful statement coming straight from your mother's heart, by her delightful vision of the rosebush with 2 little rosebuds 'scratching' you with their thorns, by her happy prospects of helping with plants, garden, paintings to lift up your spirit!

    mise-en-scène - French Word-A-Day

  • P.S. You are actually a rose bush NOW - with two little rosebuds scratching you with their thorns - time to tell Max and Jackie who they are.

    mise-en-scène - French Word-A-Day

  • Thanks for this post, and especially for the reminder that it can be rosebuds and candycanes.

    New Neuroses «


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