old man of the mountain

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Noun1.old man of the mountain - whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower headold man of the mountain - whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower head; mountainous regions north central United States
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Tetraneuris, Tetraneuris - genus of hairy yellow-flowered plants of the western United States
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It is not impossible that this conceit occurred to Hawthorne before he had himself seen the Old Man of the Mountain, or the Profile, in the Franconia Notch which is generally associated in the minds of readers with The Great Stone Face.
Until May 2003, we had a famous landmark, the Old Man of the Mountain.
The Old Man of the Mountain can still be "seen" thanks to the series of steel rods at the existing plaza at Franconia Notch State Park.
They were active and unpredictable players in the power politics of Christian and Muslim during the crusades, and Henry of Champagne had stopped at Alamut to see whether the Old Man of the Mountain would be amenable to an alliance.
Honor Award: The Old Man of the Mountain Legacy Memorial, N.
Enhanced throughout with the memorable artwork of Robert Crawford, Denise Ortakales' The Legend Of The Old Man Of The Mountain recounts the legendary story of the Mohawk Indian Chief Pemigewasset and his love for the maiden Minerwa.
Vermont is only split from New Hampshire by a skinny river and a line slapped on a map, but its culture is completely distinct, organic spinach versus the Old Man of the Mountain.
True, the footnotes are from time to time useful in illuminating the poet's various historical, mythological, and scholarly allusions (William of St Amour, Siger, the Paterines and the Tuscan persecutions, the Old Man of the Mountain and Prester John, etc.
New' Hampshire's rendering of its famous natural rock formation, The Old Man of the Mountain, is one of the more interesting designs.
In time, the Crusaders and their Occidental observers fabricated fanciful tales about the secret practices of this mysterious oriental sect and its leader, the Old Man of the Mountain.
The Old Man of the Mountain represented that spirit--that toughness that makes people tender.