Examples from the Web for rosebud
Bauer literally had a Rosebud moment, but may not have had a figurative one.
“The ‘Rosebud’ moment was realizing how we would only know whether that ‘future’ was true when the future was history,” she said.
Decades later, an Ailes colleague called the incident “his Rosebud story.”Speed Read: 25 Extraordinary Roger Ailes Revelations From ‘The Loudest Voice in the Room’|Lloyd Grove|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the snow-filled glasses falls from his hand and he says, “Rosebud.”Mel Brooks’s 11 Favorite Movie Scenes: ‘Psycho’ to ‘Some Like It Hot’|Mel Brooks|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nevertheless, viewers are denied a “rosebud” moment that sums up, or judges, her brief career as a call girl.‘Jeune et Jolie’ (‘Young and Beautiful’) Opens at Cannes With Model Marine Vacth|Richard Porton|May 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her mouth was wide; no rosebud that could only open just enough to let out a 'yes' and 'no,' and 'an't please you, sir.'North and South|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
The next thing that I saw was that he took from her curls a rosebud and appropriated it to his buttonhole.Homestead on the Hillside|Mary Jane Holmes
Edna selected a rosebud, which she gave to her companion, who placed it in his button-hole.Mark Gildersleeve|John S. Sauzade
She told some of the stories to the rosebud fairy, and they talked together for a long time.Fairies I Have Met|Maud Margaret Key Stawell
The young baronet approached, and dutifully kissed little May, who put up her rosebud mouth right willingly.Norine's Revenge; Sir Noel's Heir|May Agnes Fleming