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  • n. Plural form of snowdrop.


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  • But is it certain that she will not call him back, as she called the snowdrops?

    Browning's Heroines

  • Early comers such as snowdrops melt faster than a ice-lolly when it's warm.

    The Guardian World News

  • So it's small wonder that the early spring flowers are barely showing in Scotland and Northern Ireland, but in the southern half of the country spring is well under way – snowdrops, celandines, daffodils, crocuses and hazel catkins are coming into bloom and the leaf buds of elder trees starting to break open.

    Plantwatch: a divided nation

  • In our woods and forests, spring begins more quietly – the blades of snowdrops pushing through frozen ground in late January, followed by the star-shaped wood anemones, the dog violets, celandines and primroses, before the bluebells arrive in April, a haze of sky-coloured petals, yellow anthers and clear honey scent.

    The power of spring flowers

  • Cut daffodils, snowdrops and hellebores for late-winter flowers.

    Say it with your own arrangement - or cutting garden - of flowers

  • My husband is unmoved by the plight of my strawberry plants, but keen to get the snowdrops in.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • I have seen snowdrops; in gardens and on the cart of a peasant woman who was driving to market.

    From "Snowdrops" by Robert Walser

  • This old, good saying occurred to me when recently I saw snowdrops.

    From "Snowdrops" by Robert Walser

  • And she droop'd like the snowdrops broke down by the hail.

    Letter 236

  • Rom: Romani man; Gadji: Non-Roma woman; pliashka: Romani ceremony preceding the 'abiav' or wedding (see below); romni: wife; kocsh: knee; lon: salt (n); marò: bread; Borì: bride; mi dèhiba: my beloved; suy: grey; kookoochìn: snowdrops; balà: hair; Sorì simensar sì mèn: We are all one; all who are with us are ourselves.

    Poems for a wedding


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