Definition of Laylock

1. lilac [n -S] - See also: lilac



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laylock

laying bare
laying claim
laying down
laying off
laying on
laying on of hands
laying open
laying out
laying over
laying siege
laying up
laying waste
layings
layins
layland
laylock (current term)
laylocks
layman
laymen
layn
layoff
layoffs
layout
layouts
layover
layovers
laypeople
layperson
laypersons
lays

Literary usage of Laylock

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"to a child; " I call it French laylock," said of the Red Valerian. ... so Max Muller remarks, •' Roonie and chancy, laylock, and goold, have but lately been ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"laylock is a North-County provincialism for lilac ; but was the former ever the correct or ... 1837 That young woman with the laylock dress on to her. ..."

3. A Glossary of Words Used in South-west Lincolnshire: (Wapentake of Graffoe) by Robert Eden George Cole (1886)
"to a child ; " I call it French laylock," said of the Red Valerian. ... so Max Müller remarks, •' Roome and chancy, laylock, and goold, have but lately been ..."

4. Old Time Gardens, Newly Set Forth by Alice Morse Earle (1902)
"Walter Savage Landor, when laylock had become antiquated, still clung to the word, and used it with a stubborn persistence such as he alone could compass, ..."

5. Old-time Gardens, Newly Set Forth: A Book of the Sweet O' the Year by Alice Morse Earle (1901)
"Walter Savage Landor, when laylock had become antiquated, still clung to the word, and used it with a stubborn persistence such as he alone could compass, ..."

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