Origin of palmy
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1. bounteous, booming, halcyon, rosy.
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Examples from the Web for palmy
Surely she never should have been Semiramis, even in her palmy day!
Such were the miseries of navigation in the palmy days of English adventure by sea.Raleigh
"The palmy days of the drama, I suppose," interjected Handy.A Pirate of Parts
It must have been just like the palmy days of the British Drama.The Picture of Dorian Gray
You should have heard the Sisters Belton in their palmy days at the Pav!Stingaree</p>
E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
- prosperous, flourishing, or luxuriousa palmy life
- covered with, relating to, or resembling palmsa palmy beach
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Word Origin and History for palmy
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