Definition of Jonquils

1. Noun. (plural of jonquil) ¹



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Definition of Jonquils

1. jonquil [n] - See also: jonquil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jonquils

jonesed
joneses
jonesing
jonesite
jong
jongleur
jongleurs
jongs
jonidan
jonkmanskas
jonnycake
jonnycakes
jonokuchi
jonquil
jonquille
jonquils (current term)
jonties
jonty
jook
jook-sing
jook-sings
jook house
jook joint
jook joints
jooked
jookeries
jookery
jooking
jooks
jor

Literary usage of Jonquils

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1. The New Poetry: An Anthology by Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson (1917)
"THE jonquils I have heard that a certain princess, when she found that she had been married by a demon, wove a wreath of jonquils and sent it to the lover ..."

2. These Times by Louis Untermeyer (1917)
"jonquils A HANDFUL of slender jonquils With candid and innocent eyes— And then, from the mists of my boyhood, I feel it arise. . . An evening of words and ..."

3. Daffodils, Narcissus, and how to Grow Them as Hardy Plants and for Cut by Arthur Martin Kirby (1907)
"... REGARDED from a garden standpoint, the jonquils form a characteristic group. They are all cluster-flowered, deep yellow colour, most deliciously scented ..."

4. Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839 by Fanny Kemble (1864)
"... tufts of silver narcissus and jonquils, a quantity of violets and an exquisite myrtle bush; wherefore I said my prayers with especial gratitude. ..."

5. Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and by Robert Chambers (1876)
"... Where woodbines and the twisting vine Clip round the pear-tree and the pine ; And roses 'midst rank clover blow Where mixed jonquils and gowans grow, ..."

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