four o'clock


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Noun1.four o'clock - any of several plants of the genus Mirabilis having flowers that open in late afternoon
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Mirabilis, Mirabilis - four o'clocks
common four-o'clock, marvel-of-Peru, Mirabilis jalapa, Mirabilis uniflora - common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon
California four o'clock, Mirabilis californica, Mirabilis laevis - California four o'clock with purple-red flowers
Mirabilis longiflora, sweet four o'clock, maravilla - leafy wildflower having fragrant slender white or pale pink trumpet-shaped flowers; southwestern United States and northern Mexico
Colorado four o'clock, desert four o'clock, maravilla, Mirabilis multiflora - wildflower having vibrant deep pink tubular evening-blooming flowers; found in sandy and desert areas from southern California to southern Colorado and into Mexico
Mirabilis oblongifolia, mountain four o'clock - leafy wildflower with lavender-pink flowers that open in the evening and remain through cool part of the next day; found in open woods or brush in mountains of southern Colorado to Arizona and into Mexico
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We left the carriage at the maker's, and Smith rode me to the White Lion, and ordered the hostler to feed me well, and have me ready for him at four o'clock.
Lecount, please inform her that Miss Garth will be with me, and that she will find us both ready to receive her here to-morrow at four o'clock.
If you should have no objection to receive me into your house, I propose myself the satisfaction of waiting on you and your family, Monday, November 18th, by four o'clock, and shall probably trespass on your hospitality till the Saturday se'ennight following, which I can do without any inconvenience, as Lady Catherine is far from objecting to my occasional absence on a Sunday, provided that some other clergyman is engaged to do the duty of the day.
Well, every day at four o'clock Ozma has promised to look at me in that picture, and if I am in need of help I am to make her a certain sign and she will put on the Nome King's Magic Belt and wish me to be with her in Oz.
In due time came the telegram announcing that Pollyanna would arrive in Beldingsville the next day, the twenty-fifth of June, at four o'clock.
Alexey Alexandrovitch came back from the meeting of the ministers at four o'clock, but as often happened, he had not time no come in to her.
We had agreed to start with the sun on the morrow, so as to get clear of possible Peeping Toms; and when good-nights had been said, and I was once more swinging towards my inn, it seemed but an hour or two, as indeed it was, before I heard four o'clock drowsily announced through my bedroom door, and before I was once more striding along that river-bank all dew- silvered with last night's moonlight, the sun rubbing his great eye on the horizon, the whole world yawning through dainty bed-clothes of mist, and here and there a copse-full of birds congratulating themselves on their early rising.
Think of me tomorrow, my dear Emma, about four o'clock," was Mrs.
As soon as they were on the ship, Gub-Gub, the pig, asked where the beds were, for it was four o'clock in the afternoon and he wanted his nap.
About four o'clock a return of the noise was heard, but of no threatening character to Gryphus and his daughter.
Give me that word, or before four o'clock strikes, you will find yourself in a new chamber, among the corpses of those misguided fishermen, mariners of ancient days, and a few others.
Nothing on the horizon, till about four o'clock a steamer running west on our counter.