Definition of Flower arrangement
1. Noun. A decorative arrangement of flowers.
Specialized synonyms: Bouquet, Corsage, Nosegay, Posy, Flower Chain, Spray, Chaplet, Coronal, Garland, Lei, Wreath
Generic synonyms: Decoration, Ornament, Ornamentation, Arrangement
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flower Arrangement
Literary usage of Flower arrangement
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of Tea by Kakuzō Okakura (1906)
"The birth of the Art of flower arrangement seems to be simultaneous with that ... Our legends ascribe the first flower arrangement to those early Buddhist ..."
2. Japan at First Hand: Her Islands, Their People, the Picturesque, the Real by Joseph Ignatius Constantine Clarke (1918)
"It is " the art of flower arrangement,'' quite artificial in its results, ... Among the enterprises was a school of flower arrangement with hundreds and ..."
3. Japan: A Record in Colour by Mortimer Menpes, Dorothy Menpes (1905)
"... might originally have been, it must necessarily appear awkward and out of place. One of the chief characteristics of Japanese flower arrangement is its ..."
4. Public School Methods (1921)
"time, afford a valuable lesson in flower arrangement. ... (b) flower arrangement ON DESKS. Procure small sprays of flowers or pretty grasses. ..."
5. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1889)
"In the former the flower arrangement must be kept within the line of the handle, ... When a pair of vessels are used the flower arrangement in one should be ..."
6. Kakemono: Japanese Sketches by A. Herbage Edwards (1906)
"... Ill flower arrangement WE sat opposite each other on the matting, and she laughed. The polite, audible smile of the Japanese. ..."
7. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"In the first place, a designer must realize that, as in all other flower-arrangement, a lavish use of material is not essential to good effects. ..."