Boy's love

a popular English name of Southernwood (Artemisia abrotonum); - called also lad's love.

See also: Boy

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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And she must tell me how Nelson had died, and I did want to know; so I went with her across the width of life from dawning boy's love for a brown-haired girl in a tam-o'-shanter back to the old sad savagery I had known.
And in stolen half-hours of meeting I came to know all the sweet madness of boy's love and girl's love.
I work very hard to retain that little boy's love; but I shall lose him soon; even now I am not what I was to him; in a year or two at longest, Paterson, David will grow out of me."
A boy's love comes from a full heart; a man's is more often the result of a full stomach.
The airy folly of a boy's love had found its way even into that house, and he had been as wretched under its hopelessness as if the house had been a castle of romance.
My Dad's Beard book A CUTE and funny children's story by Zanib Mian about a little boy's love for his father, personified through his beard.
Can one boy's love of music overcome his fear and bring balance and safety to the Kingdom?
BOY'S LOVE OF TENNIS BLOOMED when his son--wielding a brand new aluminum racquet--served and volleyed Boy and his wooden racquet right off the court.
But underneath the history lessons lies a universally appealing story of a boy's love for his mother.
French novelist and poet who at the age of 17 wrote the masterpiece Le Diable au corps (1923; The Devil in the Flesh), which remains a unique expression of the poetry and perversity of an adolescent boy's love.
Angela Johnson's WIND FLYERS (068984879X, $16.99) tells how a boy's love of flight takes him on a journey from Alabama to the war in Europe, telling the story of the Tuskegee Airmen of the second world war.