bouquet


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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 ?
Their toilet finished, they descended; the carriage awaited them at the door, filled with sweetmeats and bouquets.
As for Albert, he was busily occupied throwing bouquets at a carriage full of Roman peasants that was passing near him.
You are a connoisseur in flowers, signor," said Beatrice, with a smile, alluding to the bouquet which he had flung her from the window.
I remember, signora," said Giovanni, "that you once promised to reward me with one of these living gems for the bouquet which I had the happy boldness to fling to your feet.
If I hadn't seized that bouquet from under his nose he might have been alive now, and a happy man.
Let him think the bouquet was for you; then there'd have been no trouble.
Cousin Maggie should be treated as well as the grandest lady-visitor,--nay, better, for she should have Lucy's best prints and drawings in her bedroom, and the very finest bouquet of spring flowers on her table.
They cast bouquets enough upon him to smother him; and yet, if he had presented himself to them two months ago, they would have sent as many bullets and balls at him as they now throw flowers.
When you send a girl three bouquets, a bracelet, and a gold Billiken with ruby eyes, you do not expect an entire absence of recognition.
Go when you will, you find it furnished with those bouquets and immortelles.
Animals with huge humps were feeding in the luxuriant prairies, and were half hidden, sometimes, in the tall grass; spreading forests in bloom redolent of spicy perfumes presented themselves to the gaze like immense bouquets; but, in these bouquets, lions, leopards, hyenas, and tigers, were then crouching for shelter from the last hot rays of the setting sun.
There we sat and stripped the faded leaves and stems from our spoil, making up the blossoms into bouquets to fill our baskets with sweetness.