white sweet clover

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white sweet clover biennial plant; valuable honey plant
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Usage

In literature:

The scent reminds one of the sweet honey smell of a white clover field during summer.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
These include the small white, the yellow, the Japan, burr clover and sweet clover.
"Clovers and How to Grow Them" by Thomas Shaw
Sweet Clover: A Romance of the White City.
"Pirate Gold" by Frederic Jesup Stimson
SWEET CLOVER: A Romance of the White City.
"The Blue Wall" by Richard Washburn Child
Sweet Clover: A Romance of the White City.
"Stories of the Foot-hills" by Margaret Collier Graham
Sweet Clover: A Romance of the White City.
"The Cup of Trembling and Other Stories" by Mary Hallock Foote
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In poetry:

By the sycamore passed he, and through the white clover,
Then all the sweet speech I had fashioned took flight: But I’ll love him more, more
Than e’er wife loved before,
Be the days dark or bright.
"Songs Of Seven (complete)" by Jean Ingelow
Nasturtium and sweet-william and red stocks,
And clover crouching in the border grass,
And blood-like fuschia, eve's primrose and white phlox
And honeysuckle--waved all their smell and hue
Morn and eve anew.
"The Lime Tree" by John Freeman

In news:

One of the most prominent roadside plants is white sweet clover (Melilotus alba).
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