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peach blossom

the flower of the peach tree: the state flower of Delaware.
Origin of peach blossom
1655-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • They call it 'the Moon of the peach blossom', and they cherish the time in their calendar.

    Vanguards of the Plains Margaret McCarter
  • Hurstwood was sorry when a character, known as peach blossom, interrupted her.

    Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser
  • Every bloom uncorks a vial of perfume which has the odor of the peach blossom.

  • One drinks in some parts infusions of cherry, plum or peach blossom.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • The beak is peach blossom, and the naked membrane ash coloured, the iris orange, and the feet grey.

  • This ruby and peach blossom rose ground was applied to vases with very telling effect.

    Chats on Oriental China J. F. Blacker
  • There was peach blossom in her hair, and she had the loveliest bouquet of flowers—real flowers, that scented the air——but there!

    Father Goriot Honore de Balzac
  • Then the land of peach blossom spread its draggled wings abroad and rejoiced.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • 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
  • 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

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