Confederate rose

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Confederate rose Chinese shrub or small tree having white or pink flowers becoming deep red at night; widely cultivated; naturalized in southeastern United States
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Usage

In literature:

Confederate hopes, however, again rose high when the news of Bull Run came through.
"Captains of the Civil War" by William Wood
The Confederate lines facing them now also rose into view.
"Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1" by Jacob Dolson Cox
He rose up a little and saw several hundred Confederate soldiers passing on the slopes not more than a hundred yards away.
"The Rock of Chickamauga" by Joseph A. Altsheler
At any rate I was convinced she was a good Confederate, and my heart rose.
"The Cavalier" by George Washington Cable
He was in a savage mood, and declared it to be his particular desire to fill Rose full of Confederate lead.
"Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War" by Various
The Confederate forces had forced the Federal lines back two miles as the river fog and the darkness slowly rose and enveloped the field.
"The Southerner" by Thomas Dixon
It was well on toward five o'clock when the confederate detectives rose from the dinner table and walked down toward the beach.
"Cad Metti, The Female Detective Strategist" by Harlan Page Halsey
From the centre rose the Confederate yell.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Two months more, and the Confederate capital fell, on April 3, and still higher rose the triumph.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
Then Mogridge and his confederate rose and left the table while Rodney sat gloating over his winnings.
"Rodney, the Ranger" by John V. Lane
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In poetry:

Not as our soldiers died beneath their flags,
Not as in tumult and in blood they fell,
When from their columns, clad in homely rags,
Rose the Confederate yell.
"An Elegiac Ode" by James Barron Hope

In news:

The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose .
Set in 1931 Darling, Ala. Albert's captivating third Darling Dahlias mystery (after 2011's The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies) finds the ladies of the Darling Dahlias garden club planning a rose planting in honor of Confederate Day.
Eye-catching Confederate Rose is an heirloom flower for the ages.
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