Stone lily

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stone lily (Paleon) a fossil crinoid.
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Usage

In literature:

The glow of the stones warmed Lily's veins like wine.
"House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton
I know it was a stone-lily.
"Beechcroft at Rockstone" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Among these stones the lily bulbs take root.
"The Children's Six Minutes" by Bruce S. Wright
At the end of the grove, half a dozen broad stone steps dip down to a tiny harbour which is carpeted on the surface with lily pads.
"Jerry" by Jean Webster
At the end of the grove, half a dozen broad stone steps dip down to a tiny harbor which is carpeted on the surface with lily pads.
"Jerry Junior" by Jean Webster
Maurice heard the rustle of woman's clothes, and stood up as Lily came through the white waste of stones.
"The Indian On The Trail" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
The name of stone lilies has been applied to them.
"The Log of the Sun" by William Beebe
At the afternoon session addresses were made by Mrs. Livermore, Lucy Stone, Lilie Peckham, Rev.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
On the bottom of the Atlantic, near the Bahama Islands, these stone lilies are still found growing.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
She was glad to sit down on one of the stone seats of the lily-pond garden, which by this time they had reached.
"The Graftons" by Archibald Marshall
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In poetry:

The old stone pier has crumbled in the sea;
The tide flows through the garden wall;
Where grew the lily, and where hummed the bee,
Black seaweeds rise and fall.
"The House" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard

In news:

Rosa's outdoor tables sit by lily-pad ponds on the black-and-white stone mosaic of Lincoln Road's trendiest block — right at the base of the Herzog & de Meuron-designed building, SoBe's newest landmark.
Quarry garden Sharon and Phid Lawless at their garden view of flowers in garden stone and cement planters flowers in urn lily pond house and pond.
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