sweet clover


Origin of sweet clover

First recorded in 1865–70

Words Nearby sweet clover

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How to use sweet clover in a sentence

  • There was lavender, the blossoms had been gathered long ago, and sweet marjoram and sweet clover.

    A Little Girl in Old Salem | Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • She called him Fleecy, and pulled sweet clover for him to eat.

    Boy Blue and His Friends | Etta Austin Blaisdell and Mary Frances Blaisdell
  • Mrs. Polistes and her friend at last found a bed of sweet clover which made them fine meals.

    Dooryard Stories | Clara Dillingham Pierson
  • She supped a tiny bit of honey from the sweet clover, and then flew straight to the cherry tree.

    Dooryard Stories | Clara Dillingham Pierson
  • I simply had to hike over and tell that impassioned songstress how perfectly her song matched the scent of sweet clover.

    Down the Yellowstone | Lewis R. Freeman

British Dictionary definitions for sweet clover

sweet clover

  1. another name for melilot

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