from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. leaves or sheets made of silver beaten very thin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The thinnest kind of silver-foil.
  • A name of the buffalo-berry (Shepherdia argentea), of the queen's-delight (Stillingia sylvatica), and of the Japanese and Chinese plant Senecio Kæmpferi, var. argentea.
  • The white poplar. See poplar.
  • n. The large-leaved umbrella-tree, Magnolia macrophylla.
  • n. The American or willow-leaved meadow-sweet, Spiræa salicifolia.
  • n. The spotted touch-me-not, Impatiens biflora.
  • n. Same as silver-button.


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