wood lily


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wood lily lily of eastern North America having orange to orange-red purple-spotted flowers
    • n wood lily any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wood lily (Bot) the lily of the valley.
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In literature:

She's going to show me a place back in the woods where rice lilies grow.
"Anne Of Green Gables" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Your mother's face was as white as a wood-lily, with only a faint dream of rose in her cheeks.
"The Golden Road" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Lily Jennings made the best of her way out of the wood across lots to the road.
"The Copy-Cat and Other Stories" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
There, rudely carved in the wood, was still the word LILY.
"The Small House at Allington" by Anthony Trollope
Six men rowed us in the 'Lily,' and Israel brought the wood wagon after us in a flat.
"Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation" by Frances Anne Kemble
He pointed to the lilies of the field, to the ravens of the wood, to the ripening bud and the angry cloud.
"The Young Priest's Keepsake" by Michael Phelan
We reveled in the glory of the sky scenery as well as that of the woods and meadows and rushy, lily-bordered lakes.
"The Story of My Boyhood and Youth" by John Muir
Lily, what were you so busy about, at the ant-hill in the wood, this morning?
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
Beside them, the mountain woods were sacredly quiet, with fern and lily and green-lit spaces.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
This was the work of the wood-elves, who were there to help the lily.
"Little Folks (November 1884)" by Various
You gave her in the wood a Mayflower, and the Mayflower is also called Lily of the Valley.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
In summer the deep woods gave us orchids, and the open meadows lilies and black-eyed Susans.
"The Jonathan Papers" by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris
Mark the maple twigs, like silhouettes cut in coral, and the sheath of the wood lily, like a ribbon half unrolled.
"Rosemary and Rue" by Amber
Bellwort is a little yellowish lily common in the May woods.
"Woodcraft" by Alan Douglas
Hilda had yesterday brought in a sumptuous handful of Lent lilies from the woods, lighting up the room like a flash of condensed sunlight.
"The Tree of Knowledge" by Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
In wide meadows, where no wood is to be found, it resorts, for all its purposes, to the roots of the rush and water lily.
"The American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
I wonder whether the Trillium grandiflorum or Canadian Wood-Lily is generally known.
"A Year in a Lancashire Garden" by Henry Arthur Bright
In wide meadows, where no wood is to be found, it resorts, for all its purposes, to the roots of the rush and water lily.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
We had been rambling in the woods, Franz and I, and were lounging homewards, laden with wild-flowers and lily bunches.
"Charles Auchester, Volume 2 (of 2)" by Elizabeth Sheppard

In poetry:

Wood-lilies white
As hidden lace—
Open your bodice,
That's their place.
"Summer Songs" by Richard Le Gallienne
Water lilies load all over
The blue lake amid the woods,
That imparts, while in white circles
Startling, to a boat its moods.
"The Lake" by Mihai Eminescu
Death walks through the mind's dark woods,
Beautiful as aconite,
A lily-flower in his pale hand
And eyes like moonstones burning bright.
"Poem - II" by Henry Treece
The lily's withered chalice falls
Around its rod of dusty gold,
And from the beech-trees on the wold
The last wood-pigeon coos and calls.
"Le Jardin" by Oscar Wilde
From meadow-lands that sleep beyond the stars,
From lilied woods and waves the blessed see,
Pass, bird of God, ah pass the golden bars,
And in thy fair compassion pity me.
"On The Picture Of An Angel" by Digby Mackworth Dolben
May Asda is gone to the merry green wood;
Like flax was each tress on her temples that stood;
Her cheek like the rose-leaf that perfumes the air;
Her form, like the lily-stalk, graceful and fair:
"May Asda (From The Danish Of Oehlenslaeger)" by George Borrow

In news:

Garden Club members Florence Byrd and Charlotte Miller selected the yard based on a variety of plantings including day lilies, crepe myrtles, several ornamental grasses and box woods.
During the summer when the water's down, you'll find a huge number of dragonflies around lily pads, matted vegetation and old, rotten wood.
Wood lily (Lilium philadelphicum) has bright orange-red petals with deep purple splotches.
20 dried lily buds 1?2 cup wood ear mushrooms 1 oz.

In science:

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