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Edmund, German physician, 1836-1914. See: Rose position.


Harry M., 20th-century U.S. microbiologist. See: Rose-Waaler test.


1. Any shrub of the genus Rosa.
2. The petals of Rosa gallica, collected before expanding; used for its agreeable odor.
[L. rosa]


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My roses are red," it answered, "as red as the feet of the dove, and redder than the great fans of coral that wave and wave in the ocean-cavern.
Had Rose stood her ground on this matter, undoubtedly all her after life might have been different, but she was of those women whose charm and whose folly lie in their sensitiveness to the moods and contentment of the people most closely associated with them.
But Rose, listening, saw the last of her independence going.
Voice, eyes, the line of his chin, all told Rose that he would not yield.
cried Rose, who from her elevated perch had caught glimpses of a gay cart of some sort and several ponies with flying manes and tails.
I do hope it isn't Aunt Myra; she always scares me out of my wits asking how my cough is, and groaning over me as if I was going to die," said Rose, preparing to retire the way she came, for the slide, being cut for the admission of bouncing Christmas turkeys and puddings, was plenty large enough for a slender girl.
8 : to gain a higher rank or position <He rose to colonel.
Mother of Pearl,'' a glowing peachy-pink grandiflora is my favorite, but the bloom of miniature ``Pink Sunblaze'' reminds me of my all-time favorite rose, ``Eden.
That Pete Rose was a great baseball player is beyond question.
At the orphanage, one of the jobs for Rose was to simply hold the babies, cuddle them, and give them love.
To assess cultural values, Rose analyzes the degree to which literary protagonists occupy male and female subject positions, and for her case studies she has chosen canonical and non-canonical literature, by male and female writers, in a variety of genres.
Ranging well beyond fallout shelters, Rose discusses nuclear themes in popular culture, the evolution of U.