myrtle flag

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n myrtle flag perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
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Usage

In poetry:

It was roses, roses, all the way,
With myrtle mixed in my path like mad:
The house-roofs seemed to heave and sway,
The church-spires flamed, such flags they had,
A year ago on this very day.
"The Patriot" by Robert Browning