any of numerous plants of the bellflower family, having blue, bell-shaped flowers, as a bellflower or harebell.
- bluebelled, adjective
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How to use bluebell in a sentence
Delray, the watchman at the bluebell, was an old telegraph-operator, and a good friend of Chub's and Matt's.
It was about eleven o'clock when they started, and they were planning to make their first halt with Delray at the bluebell.
Matt was pointing toward the table which supported the bluebell end of the wireless apparatus.
What Matt had to do was to figure on getting a hundred-and-fifty pounds of mechanism to the bluebell mine.
There would have been nothing to gain by this move, however, except an easier ride to the bluebell.
British Dictionary definitions for bluebell
Also called: wild hyacinth, wood hyacinth a European liliaceous woodland plant, Hyacinthoides (or Endymion) non-scripta, having a one-sided cluster of blue bell-shaped flowers
Also called: Spanish bluebell a similar and related plant, hispanica, widely grown in gardens and becoming naturalized
a Scot name for harebell
any of various other plants with blue bell-shaped flowers
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