Definition of Sweet alison

1. Noun. Perennial European plant having clusters of small fragrant usually white flowers; widely grown in gardens.

Exact synonyms: Lobularia Maritima, Sweet Alyssum
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Lobularia, Lobularia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet Alison

sweet-scented
sweet-scented geranium
sweet-shop
sweet-smelling
sweet-talk
sweet-william
sweet FA
sweet F A
sweet Fanny Adams
sweet Jesus
sweet Mary
sweet Mary mother of God
sweet William
sweet acacia
sweet action
sweet alison (current term)
sweet almond
sweet almond oil
sweet alyssum
sweet as a nut
sweet as pie
sweet balm
sweet basil
sweet bay
sweet bells
sweet birch
sweet bread
sweet buckeye
sweet calabash
sweet calamus

Literary usage of Sweet alison

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1. Collected Poems by Austin Dobson (1913)
"... my love it groweth; I waste me all the day; And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. The sparrow when he spieth his Dear upon the tree, ..."

2. At the Sign of the Lyre by Austin Dobson (1889)
"... And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. The sparrow when he spieth his Dear upon the tree, He beateth to his little wing; ..."

3. Poems on Several Occasions by Austin Dobson (1895)
"... my love it groweth ; I waste me all the day; And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. The sparrow when he spieth his Dear upon the tree, ..."

4. The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918 by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1918)
"... I waste me all the day; And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. The sparrow when he spieth his Dear upon the tree, ..."

5. Poems on Several Occasions by Austin Dobson (1895)
"... at night I cannot sleep; For my love, my love it groweth ; I waste me all the day; And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. ..."

6. The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1912 by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1912)
"... my love it groweth; I waste me all the day; And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. The sparrow when he spieth his Dear upon the tree, ..."

7. The Bartlett Collection: A List of Books on Angling, Fishes and Fish Culture by John Bartlett, Louise Rankin Albee (1896)
"Susan's bay, 1592. Susan's garland, 1592. Sutton, Richard, and Sally Miles, history of, 2210. Swallow, The, 1204. sweet alison, 1171. ..."

8. Collected Poems by Austin Dobson (1913)
"... my love it groweth; I waste me all the day; And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. The sparrow when he spieth his Dear upon the tree, ..."

9. At the Sign of the Lyre by Austin Dobson (1889)
"... And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. The sparrow when he spieth his Dear upon the tree, He beateth to his little wing; ..."

10. Poems on Several Occasions by Austin Dobson (1895)
"... my love it groweth ; I waste me all the day; And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. The sparrow when he spieth his Dear upon the tree, ..."

11. The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918 by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1918)
"... I waste me all the day; And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. The sparrow when he spieth his Dear upon the tree, ..."

12. Poems on Several Occasions by Austin Dobson (1895)
"... at night I cannot sleep; For my love, my love it groweth ; I waste me all the day; And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. ..."

13. The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1912 by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1912)
"... my love it groweth; I waste me all the day; And when I see sweet Alison, I know not what to say. The sparrow when he spieth his Dear upon the tree, ..."

14. The Bartlett Collection: A List of Books on Angling, Fishes and Fish Culture by John Bartlett, Louise Rankin Albee (1896)
"Susan's bay, 1592. Susan's garland, 1592. Sutton, Richard, and Sally Miles, history of, 2210. Swallow, The, 1204. sweet alison, 1171. ..."

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