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  • n. Plural form of shamrock.


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  • Sometimes called shamrocks because of their similar three-petaled leaves, Oxalis vulcanicola varieties run the gamut from the fiery peaches and oranges of O. 'Sunset Velvet' to the equally bright golds of O. 'Molten Lava' to the cooler dusky copper tones of O. 'Zinfandel.'

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  • Some of those "shamrocks" look more like broccoli.

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  • "An 'Mary says that in Ireland they call clover' shamrocks '; an' --"

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  • is it just me, or do the "shamrocks" on that first cake look like frogs that are about to blow chunks?

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  • I bring to you my mermaid song, my wrong size shoes and the dues I've paid in spades and shamrocks.

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  • A handful of shamrocks for the green -- and the unbroken line of all our ancestors ..... your grandma was so fortunate to know her lovely grandchildren and ggrandchildren.

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  • Thistles were cut out from one, roses from another, shamrocks and daffodils – some no bigger than a 5p piece – and arranged individually on to silk tulle for the Royal School of Needlework to appliqué.

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  • After all, every St. Patrick's Day, they run around waving those shamrocks and draping everything in green.

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  • The doves in the above scene are happily playing in the foreground on a wreath of shamrocks, looking at the estate in the distance.

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  • It is the brief thirty-second elevator ride to emerge seven floors above, where the rooms have windows painted with snowflakes or shamrocks or colored leaves depending on the month.

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