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[lawng-stemd, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈstɛmd, ˈlɒŋ-/
having a long stem or stems:
long-stemmed roses.
long-legged and slender:
long-stemmed chorus girls.
Origin of long-stemmed
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A sheaf of long-stemmed white roses, which she carried, was the last touch needed to complete the picture.

  • This is the long-stemmed, viny kind, and its name is alsike clover.

  • Each plant will bear quantities of long-stemmed double yellow blossoms, which resemble a double Dahlia.

    A Woman's Hardy Garden Helena Rutherfurd Ely
  • As it frizzled and spat, she held a long-stemmed pipe for its reception.

    A Woman's Burden Fergus Hume
  • Her cheek, as she ended, was softly pale, but Dearwyn brushed it pink with sweeps of the long-stemmed blossom in her hand.

    The Ward of King Canute Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
  • She had a rose, a long-stemmed rose, in her bodice, and one of those Spanish lace things over her hair.

    The Web of the Golden Spider Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • It will be a liqueur to be quaffed at the close of the feast from long-stemmed glasses of Venetian artistry.

    In Pastures Green Peter McArthur
  • The precise moment when a water-ice becomes simple is when it is smoothly slipped into a long-stemmed sherbet glass.

    Life's Minor Collisions Frances Warner
  • Removing his long-stemmed pipe from between his teeth, he held it poised in his left hand, while he gesticulated with his right.

    Footprints in the Forest Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • The guerdon was an immense bunch of long-stemmed American Beauty roses.

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