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red rose

noun, English History.
the emblem of the royal house of Lancaster. Unabridged
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  • I was standing on my red rose opposite Charley on his white.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
  • "The red rose for the Elphbergs, Marshal," said I gaily, and he nodded.

    The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope
  • She had round cheeks and merry eyes, and her lips were redder than the red rose.

    Tales From Two Hemispheres Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  • She heard as in a dream the words of the one who presented the red rose to the heir.

    Patchwork Anna Balmer Myers
  • Why do they say my father is for Lancaster and the red rose?

    The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston
  • But you have not told me now, mother, why they say my father is for the red rose.

    The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston
  • The crimson rosette they all wear is meant to represent a red rose.

    The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston
  • When he enters the room, Violet has the red rose at her throat.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • Miss Seebrook with a red rose in her hand waved to him from her window.

    Blacksheep! Blacksheep! Meredith Nicholson
British Dictionary definitions for red rose

red rose

(English history) the emblem of the House of Lancaster See also Wars of the Roses, white rose
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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