heart's-ease
Pansy Pan"sy, n.; pl. {Pansies}. [F. Pens['e]e thought, pansy, fr. penser to think, L. pensare to weigh, ponder. See {Pensive}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Viola} ({Viola tricolor}) and its blossom, originally purple and yellow. Cultivated varieties have very large flowers of a great diversity of colors. Called also {heart's-ease}, {love-in-idleness}, and many other quaint names. [1913 Webster]

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  • Heart's-ease — (h[aum]rts [=e]z ), n. 1. Ease of heart; peace or tranquillity of mind or feeling. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A species of violet ({Viola tricolor}), a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heart's-ease — heart sˈ ease or heartsˈease noun The pansy • • • Main Entry: ↑heart …   Useful english dictionary

  • heart's-ease — trispalvė našlaitė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Našlaitinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Viola tricolor), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Viola tricolor angl. European wild pansy; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • heart's-ease — n. 1. (Bot.) Pansy (Viola tricolor). 2. Ease of heart, peace of mind, tranquillity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • heart's ease — /ˈhats iz/ (say hahts eez) noun 1. peace of mind. 2. the pansy, or some other plant of the genus Viola. {Middle English hertes ese. See heart, ease} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Little Heart's Ease — Infobox Album | Name = Little Heart s Ease Type = Album Artist = Royal City Released = June 8, 2004 Genre = Alternative rock Length = 43:56 Label = Three Gut Records/ Rough Trade Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • heart — /hat / (say haht) noun 1. a hollow muscular organ which by rhythmic contraction and dilatation keeps the blood in circulation throughout the body. 2. this organ considered as the seat of life, or vital powers, or of thought, feeling, or emotion:… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Heart — (h[aum]rt), n. [OE. harte, herte, heorte, AS. heorte; akin to OS. herta, OFies. hirte, D. hart, OHG. herza, G. herz, Icel. hjarta, Sw. hjerta, Goth. ha[ i]rt[=o], Lith. szirdis, Russ. serdtse, Ir. cridhe, L. cor, Gr. kardi a, kh^r. [root]277. Cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heart and hand — Heart Heart (h[aum]rt), n. [OE. harte, herte, heorte, AS. heorte; akin to OS. herta, OFies. hirte, D. hart, OHG. herza, G. herz, Icel. hjarta, Sw. hjerta, Goth. ha[ i]rt[=o], Lith. szirdis, Russ. serdtse, Ir. cridhe, L. cor, Gr. kardi a, kh^r.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heart and soul — Heart Heart (h[aum]rt), n. [OE. harte, herte, heorte, AS. heorte; akin to OS. herta, OFies. hirte, D. hart, OHG. herza, G. herz, Icel. hjarta, Sw. hjerta, Goth. ha[ i]rt[=o], Lith. szirdis, Russ. serdtse, Ir. cridhe, L. cor, Gr. kardi a, kh^r.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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