red clover

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n red clover erect to decumbent short-lived perennial having red-purple to pink flowers; the most commonly grown forage clover
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Usage

In literature:

It is much the same shape as the Red Clover, and has the same food bags in its cellar.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
The amount of seed used per acre, when grown by itself, should be the same as that of red clover.
"Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement" by Alva Agee
The red clover and timothy which the planter thought could only be raised in the North are now cultivated in the South.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
On one plot put a moderate supply of red clover and none on the other.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
See, I will lay two red clovers for the head, and a white one for the foot.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 109, November, 1866" by Various
His cheeks were red as ruddy clover; His voice was like the voice of three.
"The Children's Garland from the Best Poets" by Various
Red clover, too, I know.
"The Woman Who Dared" by Epes Sargent
It lives upon fruit and the leaves of plants, and is very fond of red clover.
"Friends in Feathers and Fur, and Other Neighbors" by James Johonnot
The paper upon the walls represented red-top clover in bloom, and I was glad of this.
"The Love Story of Abner Stone" by Edwin Carlile Litsey
One of the many pretty sights on the farm in early June, was the clover field, all covered with red blossoms.
"Bobby of Cloverfield Farm" by Helen Fuller Orton
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In poetry:

Here blows the warm red clover,
There peeps the violet blue;
O happy little children!
God made them all for you.
"Spring" by Celia Laighton Thaxter
Many and many years, the light
Thin moonbeams, sheets for her have spread;
And scented clovers, red and white,
Have made the fringes of her bed.
"My Playmate" by Alice Cary
Its gorgeous blooms were never stirred
By honey-bee nor humming-bird
In their corollas dipping;
But they from clover white and red
Delicious nectar drew instead
In dainty rounds of sipping.
"All the Rage" by Hattie Howard
The red blood ran through the clover near,
And the heath on the hills o'erhead;
The daisy's fingers were tipp'd with red,
As she started to life, when the lady said:
"Awaken! for I am here."
"The Awaking" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Across the clover-blossoms, wet,
With dainty clumps of violet,
And wild red roses in her hair,
There comes a little maiden fair.
I cannot more of June rehearse--
She is the ending of my verse.
"When The Poet Came" by Eugene Field
Above the short-grassed downs all broidered over
With scarlet pimpernel, and silver clover,
Like spicy incense quivers the warm air,
With piercing fervid heat,
The noonday sunbeams beat
On the red granite sea-slabs, broad and bare.
"Noonday" by Frances Anne Kemble

In news:

The American Red Cross of Santa Monica is hosting a free Pet Fair and Chip -a-thon Saturday, Aug 1 at Clover Park to help pet owners register their cats and dogs with micro chipping .
Red Clover shows how to save money while prepping for fall.
Special to Savannah Morning News From Red Clover : ink blot pants, $58.
A slightly earlier harvest schedule may be one way to get more nutritional value from a red clover crop.
When red clover silage and corn silage are fed together, a 50-50 mixture is optimal, say researchers at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences in Great Britain.
2009 Concannon Crimson and Clover Conservancy Red Blend.
After reading research from their local University of Wisconsin-Extension agent based in Winnebago County, Pete and Charlie Knigge decided to give frost seeding red clover into winter wheat a try.
Last year, they added 10 pounds of red clover seed per acre when they applied urea in the spring.
A restored red 1946 Farmall tractor owned by Joe Masson (right) of Ida will be used to pull the Creative Clovers 4-H Club float in the annual fair parade Sunday.
They conducted field experiments to find out if herbicide suppression would improve establishment success compared with red and white clover.
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In science:

HISQ (this paper, blue open circles), twisted mass (, red open squares) and Fermilab clover (, green open triangles, showing results on the two finest lattices only).
Precision tests of the J/{\psi} from full lattice QCD: mass, leptonic width and radiative decay rate to {\eta}_c
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