No Emmas, no Ishmaels, no Pips, no daisies (Miller or Buchanan).
I pluck the daisies as they grow, and take them home,' said the old woman after a short silence. '
Skied three days on the daisies (and a bit of snow) and then left for the hot glorious desert, horses, tennis, swimming.
Nettie held out her hand for the bunch of daisies and looked at them carefully, and laughed.
She touched the white heads of the daisies; but did not pick them, because they looked so happy.
And the daisies all lived, and increased in numbers until the room overflowed with them.
Webster is lovely then—all filled with daisies and buttercups and wild roses.
The moon was a lone white lamb on a shadowy hill all spotted with daisies.
He was on a hillside field, spotted with daisies and clumps of tall grass.
But when she had gathered her apron full of daisies and buttercups, he came slowly towards her.
Old English dægesege, from dæges eage "day's eye," because the petals open at dawn and close at dusk. (See day (n.) + eye (n.)). In Medieval Latin it was solis oculus "sun's eye." As a female proper name said to have been originally a pet form of Margaret (q.v.).
Daisy-cutter first attested 1791, originally of horses that trot with low steps; later of cricket (1889) and baseball hits that skim along the ground. Daisy-chain in the "group sex" sense is attested from 1941. Pushing up daisies "dead" is attested from 1918, but variants with the same meaning go back to 1842.
A person or thing that is remarkable, wonderful, superior, etc;