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peach blossom

noun
1.
the flower of the peach tree: the state flower of Delaware.
Origin of peach blossom
1655-1665
First recorded in 1655-65
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  • Hurstwood was sorry when a character, known as peach blossom, interrupted her.

    Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser
  • Now I have chosen seas of peach blossom; and no danger of shipwreck, heh?

    Walking Shadows Alfred Noyes
  • One drinks in some parts infusions of cherry, plum or peach blossom.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • They call it 'the Moon of the peach blossom', and they cherish the time in their calendar.

    Vanguards of the Plains Margaret McCarter
  • It is the colour of the bud when the peach begins to bloom, not the pink of the peach blossom so prettily tinted with yellow.

    Chats on Oriental China J. F. Blacker
  • This ruby and peach blossom rose ground was applied to vases with very telling effect.

    Chats on Oriental China J. F. Blacker
  • Then the land of peach blossom spread its draggled wings abroad and rejoiced.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • Is love the rose upon the lip or the peach blossom in the cheek, that only the young may call it theirs?

    The Witch of Prague F. Marion Crawford
  • "As pretty as a picture, Mrs. Gray," answered Grace, kissing the old lady's peach blossom cheek.

  • Perhaps the child has studied the apple blossom, the strawberry flower, the peach blossom in this same delightful way.

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