Origin of gillyflower
Examples from the Web for gillyflower
In a wet place the "gillyflower" was growing, suggesting our dentaria, or crinkle-root.Fresh Fields|John Burroughs
"It's no use, Gillyflower," she would reply with a weary little smile.
Ten Week Stock—the "Gillyflower" of grandmother's garden—is a late bloomer.Amateur Gardencraft|Eben E. Rexford
I cannot talk to you any more, my Gillyflower, though I am leaving volumes unsaid.Beechcroft at Rockstone|Charlotte M. Yonge
Even you couldn't cut through 'ropes of steel,' my Gillyflower.