Bloomy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bloomy Covered with bloom, as fruit.
    • Bloomy Full of bloom; flowery; flourishing with the vigor of youth; as, a bloomy spray. "But all the bloomy flush of life is fled."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bloomy Full of bloom or blossoms; flowery.
    • bloomy Having a bloom, or delicate powdery appearance, as fresh fruit.
    • bloomy Having freshness or vigor as of youth.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Bloomy flowery: flourishing
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. blóm; cf. Goth. blôma, Ger. blume.

Usage

In literature:

It was a darkly-purple bloomy night.
"Anne Of The Island" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
The bloomy, peaceful dark out there!
"The Freelands" by John Galsworthy
The stars were out in a deep sky of bloomy purple.
"A Spirit in Prison" by Robert Hichens
Upon the bloomy banks, rich brown in color, the brown men stoop and straighten themselves, and stoop again, and sing.
"The Spell of Egypt" by Robert Hichens
He declined, moreover, to assist in elucidating the telegram by 'looking here,' and poring over the lines beside a bloomy cheek.
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete" by George Meredith
The entire plain is covered with wild fennel, six to eight feet in height, and literally blazing with its bloomy yellow tops.
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
The grouse are by us undisturbed in their bloomy mountain covert.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, August 21, 1841" by Various
Nightingale, if she should sing by day, 1259. that on yon bloomy spray, 1260.
"Handy Dictionary of Poetical Quotations" by Various
She lingered over him for long, peering at him through the dusk to miss nothing of his bloomy brownness.
"The Judge" by Rebecca West
The grouse are by us undisturbed in their bloomy mountain covert.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
All the above recipes give blacks of a bluish tone, which on the whole have a good bloomy and solid appearance.
"The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
It was late in the afternoon, but the road lay yet in sunshine between the clover and the wheat, the bloomy orchards and the woods of May.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
It seems to me yesterday his cheeks were bloomy all the while, and now he is as pale as wood-ashes.
"The Unicorn from the Stars and Other Plays" by William B. Yeats
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In poetry:

Hast thou not seen the sun decline!
Her bloomy beauty fade;
And joyless of his warmth divine,
Soon perish in the shade?
"L' Absence" by Charlotte Dacre
Now fruits ambrosial blush and smile,
And flourish like ourselves awhile;
Their bloomy cheeks once pass'd away,
Like us they drop into decay.
"Ode To Summer" by Emma Lyon
While o'er the waters of the deep
The trembling eye of Night reposes,
And dews of freshness love to steep
The bloomy leaves of infant roses ;
"Glances Back" by Laura Sophia Temple
There was a cherry-tree. Its bloomy snows
Cool even now the fevered sight that knows
No more its airy visions of pure joy--
As when you were a boy.
"The Child-World" by James Whitcomb Riley
III. His bud of life was then but in its spring,
Mine scarce a germ in nature's bloomy wreath;
He taught my infant muse t' expand her wing,
I taught his youthful heart's first sigh to breathe.
"The Minstrel Boy" by Sydney Owenson
II. And must this pulse that beats to joy's gay measure,
(Throbbing with bloomy health!) this pulse lie still,
And every sense alive to guileless pleasure
Resist, oh transport! thy warm vital thrill?
"The Tomb" by Sydney Owenson

In news:

Bloomberg Foundation Looks a Lot Like Bloomy for Prez Committee.
Bloomy doesn't shoot straight on gun control.
Bloomy , Koch support Rangel's reelection.
Bloomy plots closure of eight Bklyn companies.
Bloomy 's bubble bursts.
Papers reveal that Bloomy wanted more birds in crosshairs.
Bloomy to the rescue of Marty's concert series.
Levin, fresh off big win, now fights Bloomy on Domino.
Thompson did big favor for Bloomy at House of D. Send a Letter to the Editor.
Coney Island's future is in good hands: Bloomy 's.
Retail The Bloomy Rind 's New Cheese Store Opens Dec 13 — But for You, My Friend, Earlier.
And now cheese lovers, too, with the impending opening of The Bloomy Rind 's bricks-and-mortar shop.
Bloomy is uninformed about Atlantic Yards.
Bloomy pitches new water meter plan.
Bloomy plots closure of eight Bklyn companies.
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