Definition of Gillyflowers

1. Noun. (plural of gillyflower) ¹



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Definition of Gillyflowers

1. gillyflower [n] - See also: gillyflower

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gillyflowers

gillion
gillions
gillless
gillnet
gillnets
gillnetted
gillnetter
gillnetters
gillnetting
gills
gillulyite
gilly
gilly-flower
gilly-flowers
gillyflower
gillyflowers (current term)
gillying
gillyvor
gillyvors
gilmarite
gilour
gilours
gilpey
gilpeys
gilpies
gilpy
gilravage
gilse
gilses
gilsonite

Literary usage of Gillyflowers

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1. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and by James Balfour Paul (1893)
"gillyflowers (2). Arg. two gillyflowers in chief and an escallop in base within a ... Arg. three gillyflowers slipped gu. within a double tressure flory ..."

2. The Complete Confectioner, Or, Housekeeper's Guide: To a Simple and Speedy by Hannah Glasse, Maria Wilson (1800)
"Another Way, Clip your gillyflowers, sprinkle them with fair water, put them into an earthen pot, stop them very close, set them in a kettle of boiling ..."

3. Dictionary of English and French Idioms: Illustrating, by Phrases and by Jean Roemer (1853)
"... pour planter lee The proper time of laying gillyflowers d'une personne—exhiber des papiers à une giroflées, c'est dans le mois de juillet The personne. ..."

4. Dictionary of English and French Idioms: Illustrating, by Phrases and by Jean Roemer (1853)
"... le bon moment pour planter les The proper time of laying gillyflowers d'une personne—exhiber des papiers à une before them, ..."

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