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noun (pl) -series
a bed or garden of roses
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  • About half an acre in extent, it resembled the rosery at Birkhall, on the Balmoral estate.

  • In a rosery of Fetter lane of Gerard, herbalist, he walks, greyedauburn.

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • A separate compartment laid out on some regular plan is often set apart for roses, under the name of the “rosery.”

  • The filling-in of the sides of the rosery is plainly shown in the elevation, Fig. 91.

    Rustic Carpentry Paul N. Hasluck
  • The last trouble that happened at the rosery was when old John Monnick passed away.

    The Rosery Folk George Manville Fenn
  • He bent his head, and soon after he went for a walk in the rosery with Lucy Carteret, whom he hates.

  • He came to the rosery, and the beauty of the roses in that sudden sunlight seemed to him unearthly.

  • Lady Martlett had come, telling herself that she wanted company; now she was at The rosery, she felt that she wanted to be alone.

    The Rosery Folk George Manville Fenn
  • We have seen masses of wild roses the effect of which was finer than anything we have ever seen in a rosery.

    The Wild Garden William Robinson
  • Between the two was a rosery where a great many beautiful roses were still blooming, although it was now October.

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