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sweet William

n.
A plant (Dianthus barbatus) in the pink family, native to Eurasia, widely cultivated as an ornamental for its flat-topped dense clusters of white, pink, red, or purple flowers.

sweet william

n
(Plants) a widely cultivated Eurasian caryophyllaceous plant, Dianthus barbatus, with flat clusters of white, pink, red, or purple flowers

sweet` wil′liam

(or Wil′liam),


n.
a pink, Dianthus barbatus, having clusters of small, variously colored flowers.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweet william - Eurasian pink widely cultivated for its flat-topped dense clusters of varicolored flowerssweet William - Eurasian pink widely cultivated for its flat-topped dense clusters of varicolored flowers
garden pink, pink - any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
Translations
hvozdík bradatýhvozdík vousatý
Bartnelke
œillet de poète
török szegfű

sweet william

nBartnelke f

sweet william

n (flower) → garofano a mazzetti
References in classic literature ?
It was the arm of a Saxon goddess; but no immortal had that exquisite, homely naturalness; and Philip thought of a cottage garden with the dear flowers which bloom in all men's hearts, of the hollyhock and the red and white rose which is called York and Lancaster, and of love--in-a-mist and Sweet William, and honeysuckle, larkspur, and London Pride.
The name of the first of these newcomers was Vuffin; the other, probably as a pleasant satire upon his ugliness, was called Sweet William.
The event is partnered by Bakers Tailoring, makeup artist Anna Cordelia Mason, Hair by Watkins Wright, wedding stationery and styling by Ruby Shoes wedding and floristry by Sweet William Floral Design.
If you're looking for a thriller that's both gripping and moving, Sweet William is the book for you.
Few plants can compete with sweet William for vibrancy of colour - and bees love it.
Based on seasonal availability, plants could include: Wild Geranium, Large Beard-tongue, Foxglove Beardtongue, Fall Phlox, Sweet William, Creeping Phlox, Turk's Cap Lily, Swamp Milkweed (to host Monarch butterflies), New England aster, Switchgrass, Big Bluestem grass, Black-eyed Susan, Jewelweed, Woolly Ragwort, Blue Waxweed, Purple Tridens grass, spearmint, peppermint, oregano, and sage.
The carnation, sweet william and pink are all members of which genus of plants?
Tell me, ye jovial sailors, tell me true, If my sweet William sails among the crew.
April's adrift with Sweet William & honeysuckle.
Urban Outfitters recently signed a lease on the block joining American Apparel, Sweet William and CVS Pharmacy.
Start your planting with annual flowers, including pansies, violas, pot marigold (calendula), bachelor's buttons, annual candytuft, carnations, larkspur, linaria (often referred to as baby snapdragons), lobelia, petunia, sweet pea, sweet alyssum, sweet William, stock, pansy, phlox (annual) and snapdragon, which are all frost-resistant plants.