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mountain daisy

Origin of mountain daisy
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It is what we (in America) raise in green-houses and call the mountain daisy.

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson
  • Know that blood has been as familiar to her as the dew to the mountain daisy.

    Chronicles of the Canongate Sir Walter Scott
  • Who that has once read, can ever forget his harmonious and pathetic address to a mountain daisy on turning it up with the plough?

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson
  • Few men are his match for staying up all night and looking as fresh as a mountain daisy after the vigil.

  • So it comes to pass that Robert Burns mourns when his plow turns under a mountain daisy or destroys the home of a field mouse.

    Lest We Forget John Gilbert Thompson
  • I wonder what he would have written if he had turned up a plantain weed with his plough instead of a mountain daisy.

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