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bloomer

[′blü·mər]
(metallurgy)
A furnace used to shape wrought iron directly from ore.
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More widely known of the late bloomers is Honeysuckle; moths can detect the plant's sweet-smelling night-flowering scent from a quarter of a mile away.
Some late bloomers, like Sea Aster, Western Gorse and Devil's-bit Scabious, are programmed to bloom now.
The original bloomers resembled loose Turkish-style trousers gathered at the ankles and worn underneath a loose top and skirt.
LONDON: A pair of silk bloomers that belonged to Britain's Queen Victoria has sold at auction for 9,375 pounds ($14,950) -- three times the underwear's pre-sale estimate.
But the duo are about to launch Supersize35, a set of old-fashioned bloomers designed to fit round an 80in waist, as well as a new men's range.
Liz, 43, laughed off her bloomer at upmarket Bloomingdale's store in New York, gently patting down the front of her frock and continuing her speech.
Those with no bloomers at the ready may still be able to buy a pair ($35) at Victoriana, a costume and antiques shop at 538 Main St.
Or send cheques/postal orders, payable to Eastfields, to: People Bloomers Offer, Eastfields Nursery, Rookery Farm, Holbeach St Johns, Spalding PE12 8SG, clearly stating name and address.
These least-planted geraniums suffer the fate of many seasonal bloomers.
Bessie was wearing red flannel bloomers and was strutting around like a peacock.
Moreover, she reports, foliage plants are often easier to maintain than bloomers.
o 1848 Amelia Bloomer introduced ``bloomers'' to the world.