globe flower


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n globe flower any of several plants of the genus Trollius having globose yellow flowers
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In literature:

On the chimney-piece, under a glass globe, stood a woman's head-dress in silver wire and orange flowers.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
Where the azure globe had been, flashed out a disk of flaming splendors, the very secret soul of flowered flame!
"The Metal Monster" by A. Merritt
A Humming-bird "boomed" into view and hung in a misty globe of wings before one Jewel-flower after another.
"Two Little Savages" by Ernest Thompson Seton
There were wax flowers under dusty globes.
"The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912" by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
Each part of the globe has special groups of birds which are flower-haunters.
"Darwinism (1889)" by Alfred Russel Wallace
It was an old-fashioned parlour, furnished with black horse-hair, glass globes, and artificial flowers.
"A Woman's Part in a Revolution" by Natalie Harris Hammond
The little globe-houses on their sticks seemed to waver, almost like nodding flowers.
"Wandl the Invader" by Raymond King Cummings
Orange-trees, with white, wax-like flowers, were bending under their golden globes.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
How the green shimmered, jewelled thick with flowers, And how the sun was like a globe of gold .
"The Inn of Dreams" by Olive Custance
The globes of wax flowers and fruit that adorned two small marble-topped tables, were equally cold.
"Chicken Little Jane" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
The flowers and the flags did not hide the globe and the maps.
"Christine" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
The table covered with plate, and beautiful colored glass globes filled with flowers.
"The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. II.(of II)" by Charles James Lever
Within, the ball-room, gay with flowers and draperies, with a waxed floor and many electric light in coloured globes, looked very pretty.
"The Mandarin's Fan" by Fergus Hume
Here are expanses of dryads, globe flowers, alpine firewood, and a wealth of others.
"Glacier National Park [Montana]" by United States Dept. of the Interior
We have no more charmingly graceful flower than the yellow globe-tulip.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
The green-gold globes weighed the branches to the ground; the massive flowers burdened the air with perfume.
"From the Five Rivers" by Flora Annie Steel
It is made by combining a flower-pot and a lantern-globe.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg

In poetry:

But who has hung from leaf to leaf,
From flower to flower, a silken twine—
A cloud of grey that holds the dew
In globes of clear enchanted wine ?
"The Watcher in the Wood" by Dora Sigerson Shorter
"In flower, in fruit, in field, in bird,
Till the great globe, rich fleck'd and pied,
Like some large peach half pinkly furred,
Turned to the sun a glowing side
"The Hard Times In Elfland [A Story of Christmas Eve]" by Sidney Lanier
For her the globed pomegranates grew, and all
Sweet savoury fruits rose perfect from their flower.
Here has her soul known silence and the fall
Of each enchanted hour.
"In The Gardens Of Shushan" by Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall

In news:

Kolkata Flower Mall has started a new service to help people all across the globe send Flowers to Kolkata.
Whimsical globes consisting of hundreds of orange, red, fuschia, and yellow Gerbera daisies are one of the specialties of Avi Adler Flowers in Brooklyn, New York.