- the emblem of the royal house of York.
Origin of white rose
First recorded in 1550–60
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Examples from the Web for white rose
Still, they had felt no longing for White-Rose Cottage again.
He rarely went out, but sat dreaming in White-Rose Cottage, which was lonely and quiet enough in its remote suburb.
They had known hours of bitter anguish, and many long days of poverty, with no escape, and the remembrance of White-Rose Cottage.
White-Rose Cottage wrapped in mist; in the back room a blazing fire.
Her white-rose cheeks took sudden warmth of hue, and her pale nostrils quivered.The Dop Doctor
Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
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