Origin of touch-me-not
Examples from the Web for touch-me-not
The children had a subdued and touch-me-not air that reminded Honora of her own youth.A Modern Chronicle, Complete|Winston Churchill
In the twilight, we now and then, to support ourselves, snatched at the touch-me-not stem of some ancient sweet-brier.The Oregon Trail|Francis Parkman, Jr.
Touch-me-not was a nick-name given her long ago by her friends.The Motor Maids Across the Continent|Katherine Stokes
She had a touch-me-not way of blighting the inane inquiries of grown-up people.The Rainbow|D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
Do you not remember how the leaf of the jewel weed, or touch-me-not, as it is also called, shines when you plunge it in water?The Insect Folk|Margaret Warner Morley