Origin of cinquefoil
Examples from the Web for cinquefoil
In June, he writes, "The wind dies, bees hover outside the open tower windows, the cinquefoil blooms butter yellow in the meadow."
Opposite to it is an enclosed Early English window, with cinquefoil heads and shafts in the jambs.A Yacht Voyage Round England|W.H.G. Kingston
They are closely allied to cinquefoil, and all belong to the rose family.Seed Dispersal|William J. Beal
The central doorway is divided by a clustered shaft, where from spring two cinquefoil arches.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Winchester|Philip Walsingham Sergeant
At the base of the reredos are three arches, and above five arches, with cinquefoil headings, and above these a triplet window.The Cathedrals of Great Britain|P. H. Ditchfield
The caterpillar feeds in July and August on the flowers of cinquefoil (Potentilla), and is said to eat bramble blossoms also.The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series|Richard South