Origin of yarrow
Examples from the Web for yarrow
There is nothing new to be said of Yarrow, no fresh beauty to be pointed out.Highways and Byways in The Border|Andrew Lang
These stanzas furnished the theme to Logan's Braes of Yarrow.
The comliest swain That e'er pu'd birks on the braes o' Yarrow.Trees. A Woodland Notebook|Herbert Maxwell
Before they reached it, however, they saw a man fishing in the "Yarrow," not very far from the high-road.
He died in peace, and was buried on the banks of the Yarrow.
Word Origin for yarrow
plant, also known as milfoil, Old English gearwe, from Proto-Germanic *garwo (cf. Middle Dutch garwe, Old High German garawa, German Garbe), perhaps from a source akin to the root of yellow.