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bouquet

 [boo-ka´]
a structure resembling a cluster of flowers.

bou·quet

(bū-kā'),
A cluster or bunch of structures, especially of blood vessels, suggesting a bouquet.
[Fr.]

bou·quet

(bū-kā')
A cluster or bunch of structures, especially of blood vessels, suggesting a bouquet.
[Fr.]

bouquet

a structure resembling a cluster of flowers.
References in classic literature ?
When I find it I shall shed some tears on it, and stack up some bouquets and immortelles, and cart away from it some gravel whereby to remember that howsoever blotted by crime their lives may have been, these ruffians did one just deed, at any rate, albeit it was not warranted by the strict letter of the law.
So up I get, and cut such a bouquet of red camellias
Cobb solemnly, as he remounted his perch; and as the stage rumbled down the village street between the green maples, those who looked from their windows saw a little brown elf in buff calico sitting primly on the back seat holding a great bouquet tightly in one hand and a pink parasol in the other.
When I presented my bouquet, he gnashed his teeth with jealousy.
Scarcely knowing what he did, Giovanni threw down the bouquet which he had hitherto held in his hand.
As I passed his pew on the way out I dropped my bouquet over to him, and he slipped the note into my hand when he returned me the flowers.
She dropped her eyes to the immense bouquet of lilies-of-the-valley on her knee, and Newland Archer saw her white-gloved finger-tips touch the flowers softly.
On this in water stood a bouquet of flowers tightly packed together in a paper frill like the bone of a mutton chop, and carefully spaced round it were books in leather bindings.
and putting out his hand to her bouquet and dropping his voice, he added, "You will be the prettiest there.
Ozma was in her rose garden picking a bouquet when the party arrived, and she greeted all her old and new friends as smilingly and sweetly as ever.
After all, the only real roses are the pink ones," said Anne, as she tied white ribbon around Diana's bouquet in the westwardlooking gable at Orchard Slope.
Shaw one evening, and was helping him off with his coat, the bell rang, and a fine bouquet of hothouse flowers was left in Polly's hands, for she never could learn city ways, and opened the door herself.