field speedwell

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field speedwell European plant with minute axillary blue flowers on long stalks; widely naturalized in America
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Usage

In poetry:

I walk among the daisies, as of old;
But he comes never more by lane or fold.
The same warm speedwell-field is dark with dew;
But he's away beyond a deeper blue.
A year to-day we saw the same flowers grow--
Last May! Last May! A century ago.
"The Difference" by Mary Webb