clover fern

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n clover fern any of several water ferns of the genus Marsilea having four leaflets
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Usage

In literature:

The other, the fern-hole, was in a fern thicket next the clover field.
"Wild Animals I Have Known" by Ernest Thompson Seton
The other, the fern-hole, was in a fern thicket next the clover field.
"Lobo, Rag and Vixen" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
What say you, Sweet Fern, Dandelion, Clover, Periwinkle?
"A Wonder Book for Girls & Boys" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
What say you, Sweet Fern, Dandelion, Clover, Periwinkle?
"A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Yet this utilitarian soil admits of oaks and beeches, ferns and clover, morning glories, dandelions, pimpernel, and daisies.
"Spanish Highways and Byways" by Katharine Lee Bates
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In poetry:

"He waits you where the old beech throws
Its gnarly shadow over
Wood-violet and the bramble rose,
Frail maiden-fern and clover.
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part I" by Madison Julius Cawein