golden glow


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golden glow

n.
A tall plant (Rudbeckia laciniata) in the composite family, cultivated for its large, yellow, many-rayed double flower heads.

gold′en glow′


n.
a tall coneflower, Rudbeckia laciniata, with many showy yellow flowerheads.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.golden glow - very tall branching herb with showy much-doubled yellow flower headsgolden glow - very tall branching herb with showy much-doubled yellow flower heads
genus Rudbeckia, Rudbeckia - North American perennial herbs with showy cone-shaped flower heads
cutleaved coneflower, Rudbeckia laciniata - tall leafy plant with erect branches ending in large yellow flower heads with downward-arching rays; grow in Rocky Mountains south to Arizona and east to the Atlantic coast
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Her personality, her laughter, the intonations of her voice, the impossible golden glow of her eyes, the light on her hair, her form, her dress, her actions on horseback, her merest physical mannerisms--all, pictured over and over in his mind and dwelt upon, served to take the place of many a cocktail or long Scotch and soda.
But he did not know the Dede who so quickly changed from mood to mood, the Dede who refused steadfastly to ride with him and then suddenly consented, the Dede in whose eyes the golden glow forever waxed and waned and whispered hints and messages that were not for his ears.
She stood there in so much of her candor and so little of her nightgown, with her pink bare feet and the golden glow of her curls.
But, still in a faint, golden glow from her dandeleonine dream, she fingered the typewriter keys absently for a little while, with her mind and heart in the meadow lane with her young farmer.
"Don't you see,--there?" said the child, pointing to the glassy water, which, as it rose and fell, reflected the golden glow of the sky.
They were cold, these marble squares of his youth; but HE somehow was not, in this rich return of consciousness - the most wonderful hour, little by little, that he had ever known, leaving him, as it did, so gratefully, so abysmally passive, and yet as with a treasure of intelligence waiting all round him for quiet appropriation; dissolved, he might call it, in the air of the place and producing the golden glow of a late autumn afternoon.
Then came spear upon spear of light flashing far away across the boundless wilderness, piercing and firing the veils of mist, till the desert was draped in a tremulous golden glow, and it was day.
Prest (it was covered with the golden glow of Venice) from the shade of our felze, and she asked me if I would go in then, while she waited for me, or come back another time.
He threw back his head, and there he stood in the golden glow with all his old Assyrian luxuriance of beard, all his native insolence of drooping eyelids and intolerant eyes.
ah, how sadly fair, with its golden glow and the dying grandeur of its tinted woods--its blood-red sunsets and its ghostly evening mists, with its busy murmur of reapers, and its laden orchards, and the calling of the gleaners, and the festivals of praise!
It had rained during the afternoon, but as he walked through Main Street, the sky had partially cleared and a golden glow lit up the west.
Golden Glow 3.25 Down Royal 1pt each-way Trainer Aidan Fogarty has been doing well with his string this season and it wouldn't be a major surprise to see his Golden Glow find his feet now switched to handicap company.