from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An herb (Eschscholzia californica) native to western North America and having finely divided leaves and showy, often orange or yellow flowers.


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  • Waking up was like breaking through the surface of a deep, black pool of water, emerging from silent depths into the too-bright, too-noisy open air.


  • I think Seals was pretty good at the sound bites directed to his too-noisy supporters, with no substance in his responses past canned talking points.

    Sorry Mark, It just wasn't your room

  • Best Buy in West Los Angeles to see how consumers felt about too-noisy commercials.

    Television commercials: Congress considers shushing loud TV ads -

  • 'We would advise viewers to get in touch to stop the irritation caused by too-noisy TV ads.

    This is Money | Home

  • That's the too-noisy side of house, & why I moved to quieter northeast bedroom. Forum

  • As the foreman of a spinning mill, when he has set the hands to work, goes round and notices here a spindle that has stopped or there one that creaks or makes more noise than it should, and hastens to check the machine or set it in proper motion, so Anna Pavlovna moved about her drawing room, approaching now a silent, now a too-noisy group, and by a word or slight rearrangement kept the conversational machine in steady, proper, and regular motion.

    War and Peace


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