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Origin of daisy chain
Words nearby daisy chain
Example sentences from the Web for daisy chain
Sarah Miggs had made a daisy-chain and sent it to her, and it was twice as long as the bed.The New Gulliver and Other Stories|Barry Pain
I just shook my head 'n' walked to my pew, 'n' there, if it was n't looped shut with a daisy-chain!Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs|Anne Warner
I just shook my head an' walked to my pew, an' there, if it wasn't looped shut with a daisy-chain!
Father Brown threw away a daisy-chain he was making, and rose with a wistful look.The Wisdom of Father Brown|G. K. Chesterton
British Dictionary definitions for daisy chain
Idioms and Phrases with daisy chain
A series of connected events, activities, or experiences. For example, The daisy chain of lectures on art history encompassed the last 200 years. This metaphorical term alludes to a string of the flowers linked together. [Mid-1800s]
A line or circle of three or more persons engaged in simultaneous sexual activity. For example, A high-class call girl, she drew the line at daisy chains. [Vulgar slang; 1920s]
A series of securities transactions intended to give the impression of active trading so as to drive up the price. For example, The SEC is on the alert for unscrupulous brokers who are engaging in daisy chains. [1980s]