Poppied Pop"pied, a. [See 1st {Poppy}.] 1. Mingled or interspersed with poppies. ``Poppied corn.'' --Keats. [1913 Webster]

2. Affected with poppy juice; hence, figuratively, drugged; drowsy; listless; inactive. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The poppied sails doze on the yard. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • poppied — [päp′ēd] adj. 1. covered with poppies 2. drugging or drugged, as by opium …   English World dictionary

  • poppied — /pop eed/, adj. 1. covered or adorned with poppies: poppied fields. 2. affected by or as if by opium; listless. [1795 1805; POPPY + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • poppied — pop•pied [[t]ˈpɒp id[/t]] adj. 1) covered with poppies: poppied fields[/ex] 2) listless or drowsy from or as if from opium • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

  • poppied — ˈpäpēd adjective Etymology: poppy + ed 1. : growing or overgrown with poppies 2. : drugging or sleep inducing like poppy juice : characterized by somnolence : drowsy, indolent fleeting poppied afternoons Elizabeth Lomax …   Useful english dictionary

  • poppied — adjective Date: 1818 1. archaic growing or overgrown with poppies 2. drowsy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • poppied — pop·pied …   English syllables

  • poppied — /ˈpɒpid/ (say popeed) adjective 1. covered or adorned with poppies. 2. affected by or as by opium; listless …   Australian English dictionary

  • poppy — poppy1 noun a plant having showy flowers, typically red or yellow, and rounded seed capsules. [Papaver rhoeas (corn poppy) and other species.] Derivatives poppied adjective Origin OE popig, papæg, from a med. L. alt. of L. papaver. poppy2… …   English new terms dictionary

  • poppy — n. (pl. ies) any plant of the genus Papaver, with showy often red flowers and a milky sap with narcotic properties. Phrases and idioms: Poppy Day = Remembrance Sunday. poppy head 1 the seed capsule of the poppy. 2 an ornamental top on the end of… …   Useful english dictionary

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