lady's-smock


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lady's-smock

n
(Plants) a N temperate plant, Cardamine pratensis, with white or rose-pink flowers: family Brassicaceae (crucifers). Also called: cuckooflower
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la′dy's-smock`


n.
a bitter cress, Cardamine pratensis, with white or pink flowers. Also called cuckooflower.
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4/10/11 in the lane lies the Passion lies the passionflower lies the grove windflower lies the lady's-smock is near death in the lane is withered the passionflower is withered the liverwort is withered the little white violet is near death is destined for death I walk into and out of the meadows did I pick you up out of the dust ++++++++++ in a trice the cello address this child of rosy dawns like my pleas bills and coos rosy-red my goldfinch Passion paschal pinx.
Cardamine pratensis ydi'r enw gwyddonol arno fo, a lady's-smock' neu 'Cuckooflower' yn Saesneg.