sea poppy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sea poppy yellow-flowered Eurasian glaucous herb naturalized in along sandy shores in eastern North America
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea poppy (Bot) The horn poppy. See under Horn.
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Usage

In literature:

They left Monterey on April first, on a day of high blue skies and poppies and a summer sea.
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
The yellow sea-poppy was wiser, and nodded its head approvingly.
"The Light That Failed" by Rudyard Kipling
Over across the sea in England the poppy grows wild in the fields.
"The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming." by Ellen Eddy Shaw
There is sea beach and forest, poppy-gilded plain and snow-quilted mountain.
"In the Oregon Country" by George Palmer Putnam
Ahead, above a sea of indigo poppies, rose the walls of Tali-fang.
"Caravans By Night" by Harry Hervey
Consider those vivid seas of poppies!
"The Car That Went Abroad" by Albert Bigelow Paine
Yet Poppy had never seen the sea.
"Poppy" by Cynthia Stockley
Who was this man, with the sea-poppy in his hair, who, unknown, knew him by name?
"The Divine Adventure Volume IV" by Fiona Macleod
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In poetry:

All down, all down by the sleepy town,
With the hollyhocks a-row
In the little poppy gardens,
The sea had her in tow.
"The Nancy's Pride" by Bliss William Carman
I journey on by park and spire,
Beneath centennial trees,
Through fields with poppies all on fire,
And gleams of distant seas.
"Travels" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Here poppies that no hand hath sown
Bloom white as foam upon the sea,
And elfin bells to earth unknown
Hold frost-bound melody.
"The Shepherd Wind" by Virna Sheard
Due sacrifice of his own drowsy flowers,
The deadening poppies in an ocean shell
Round which through all forgotten days and hours
The great seas wove their spell.
"To Sleep" by C S Lewis

In news:

Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh Farrar, Straus and Giroux 515 pp.
Fennel-Poppy Seed Breadsticks with Sea Salt breadsticks600x450.
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