Definition of Foxgloves

1. Noun. (plural of foxglove) ¹



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Definition of Foxgloves

1. foxglove [n] - See also: foxglove

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foxgloves

fox terriers
fox whistle
foxberries
foxberry
foxcore
foxed
foxery
foxes
foxes in the henhouse
foxfire
foxfires
foxfish
foxfishes
foxglove
foxglove family
foxgloves (current term)
foxhole
foxholes
foxhound
foxhounds
foxhunt
foxhunted
foxhunter
foxhunters
foxhunting
foxhuntings
foxhunts
foxie
foxier
foxies

Literary usage of Foxgloves

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1. Report by New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Botanical Dept (1908)
"HYBRID foxgloves. Digitalis purpurea, L., a biennial cultivated species about three feet high with rugose, somewhat downy leaves, bearing bell- formed, ..."

2. A Woman's Hardy Garden by Helena Rutherfurd Ely (1903)
"foxgloves and Sweet Williams, if allowed to go to seed, will sow themselves and increase rapidly. The same with Hollyhocks, but, except on the edges of ..."

3. The Trespasser by David Herbert Lawrence (1912)
"THE way home lay across country, through deep little lanes where the late foxgloves sat seriously, like sad hounds; over open downlands, rough with gorse ..."

4. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1884)
"Ragged robins shook with glee, foxgloves laughed in company, Till the sun peeped forth to see Through a cloud-embrasure ; Lo ! the rain was past and gone, ..."

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