flower-de-lis

  • 1 Flower de Lis Court —    1) South out of Bristol Street. In Castle Baynard Ward (O. and M. 1677 Lond. Guide, 1758).     Flower de luce Alley (O. and M. 1677). Flower de luce Court (Strype).    Named from a tenement and wharf called the Flower de Lewse in St. Andrew s… …

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  • 2 flower-de-luce — n. Fleur de lis, flower de lis, yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus), iris …

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  • 3 Flower de Luce Alley, Court —    West out of Grub Street, in Cripplegate Ward Without (O. and M. 1677 Boyle, 1799).    In Strype, Flower de lis Court.    The site is now occupied by the Metropolitan Railway lines …

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  • 4 Flower de Luce, Crutched Friars —    See Flower de Lis Court …

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  • 5 flower delice — see ↑fleur de lis • • • Main Entry: ↑delicious flower de leuce, flower deluce, flower deluce / di loosˈ/, flower delice, flower delice / di lēsˈ, līsˈ or delˈis/ noun Old names for the iris, or for the fleur de lis • • • …

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  • 6 flower-de-leuce — flower de leuce, flower deluce, flower deluce / di loosˈ/, flower delice, flower delice / di lēsˈ, līsˈ or delˈis/ noun Old names for the iris, or for the fleur de lis • • • Main Entry: ↑flower …

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  • 7 flower-deluce — flower de leuce, flower deluce, flower deluce / di loosˈ/, flower delice, flower delice / di lēsˈ, līsˈ or delˈis/ noun Old names for the iris, or for the fleur de lis • • • Main Entry: ↑flower …

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  • 8 flower deluce — flower de leuce, flower deluce, flower deluce / di loosˈ/, flower delice, flower delice / di lēsˈ, līsˈ or delˈis/ noun Old names for the iris, or for the fleur de lis • • • Main Entry: ↑flower …

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  • 9 flower-delice — flower de leuce, flower deluce, flower deluce / di loosˈ/, flower delice, flower delice / di lēsˈ, līsˈ or delˈis/ noun Old names for the iris, or for the fleur de lis • • • Main Entry: ↑flower …

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  • 10 Flower-de-luce — Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the royal French emblem …

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  • 11 flower-de-luce — | ̷ ̷də|lüs noun (plural flowers de luce) Etymology: Middle English flour de luce, from Anglo French, alteration of Middle French flor de lis, flour de lis, literally, lily flower : iris II 2 compare fleur de lis …

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  • 12 flower-de-luce — /flaʊə də ˈlus/ (say flowuh duh loohs) noun Obsolete Poetic 1. → fleur de lis. 2. the lily. {old variant of fleur de lis influenced by flower} …

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  • 13 flower-de-luce — /flow euhr deuh loohs /, n. the iris flower or plant. [1630 40; Anglicization of F fleur de lis] * * * …

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  • 14 flower — Synonyms and related words: Chinese lantern, Christmas rose, Eglantine, acacia, advance, androecium, anther, arrowhead, asiaticism, aster, attain majority, axiom, azalea, batten, bead, bear fruit, bejewel, beribbon, bespangle, best, bleeding… …

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  • 15 Fleur de lis Court —    1) East out of Fetter Lane at No. 9, and north to Trinity Church Passage (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.    First mention: Flower de luce Alley (O. and M. 1677).    Other forms : Flower de Luce Court, Flower de lyz Court (Hatton …

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  • 16 Fleur de lis Court, Houndsditch —    East out of Houndsditch at 110 (P.O. Directory). In Portsoken Ward.    Former names : Flower de luce Court (O. and M. 1677). Flower de lis Court (Strype, 1720). Snuff Yard (Rocque, 1746). Flower de luce alley (Boyle, 1799).    Probably derived …

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  • 17 fleur-de-lis — n. [Fr.] Yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus), flower de luce, flower de lis, iris …

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  • 18 Fleur-de-lis — The fleur de lys (or fleur de lis, plural: fleurs de lis; pronEng|ˌfləː(r)dəˈliː (Pronounced|ˌfləː(r)dəˈlɪs in Quebec), translated from French as lily flower ) is a stylized design of either an iris or a lily that is now used purely decoratively… …

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  • 19 fleur-de-lis — /flerr dl ee , ees , floor /; Fr. /fluerdd deuh lees /, n., pl. fleurs de lis /flerr dl eez , floor /; Fr. /fluerdd deuh lees /. 1. a heraldic device somewhat resembling three petals or floral segments of an iris tied by an encircling band. 2.… …

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  • 20 Fleur-de-lis — n.; pl. {Fleurs de lis}. [F., flower of the lily. Cf. {Flower de luce}, {Lily}.] 1. (Bot.) The iris. See {Flower de luce}. [1913 Webster] 2. A conventional flower suggested by the iris, and having a form which fits it for the terminal decoration …

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