from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See poppy.


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  • And he kissed her, -- kissed her on the cheek, -- by a yellow sea-poppy that nodded its head exactly like the maddening dry rose in the garden.

    The Light That Failed

  • 'The whole thing, lock, stock, and barrel, isn't worth one big yellow sea-poppy below Fort

    The Light That Failed

  • Maisie was picking grass-tufts and throwing them down the slope at a yellow sea-poppy nodding all by itself to the illimitable levels of the mud-flats and the milk-white sea beyond.

    The Light That Failed

  • Mrs. Jennett while Dick supported her with coarser perjuries; Maisie picking her way delicately from stone to stone, a pistol in her hand and her teeth firm-set; and Maisie in a gray dress sitting on the grass between the mouth of a cannon and a nodding yellow sea-poppy.

    The Light That Failed

  • The yellow sea-poppy was wiser, and nodded its head approvingly.

    The Light That Failed

  • On the white beach-sand dried stumps of sea-poppy shivered and chattered.

    The Light That Failed

  • Among the stones by the waste places there are pale-green wrinkled leaves, and the large yellow petals of the sea-poppy.

    Nature Near London


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