fleur-de-lis


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fleur-de-lis

A stylized three-petal flower representing the French royal lily, tied by an encircling band and used as an ornamental device in late Gothic architecture and in later derivatives. See also: Ornament

fleur-de-lis

of France. [Flower Symbolism: Halberts, 28]

fleur-de-lis

symbol of the trinity; resembles lily. [Christian Symbolism: EB, IV: 182]
See: Trinity
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With Fleur-de-Lis, I no longer have to worry about it.
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Rhys Francis, 19, from Fleur-de-lis, and 18-year-old Dean Jones, from Bedwas, achieved second and third in the bricklaying respectively, while Hengoed's John Edwards, 19, came runner-up in painting and decorating at the heat in Coleg Sir Gr in Carmarthenshire.
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This delightful volume covers history - the Egyptians believed the flower would protect them in the after-life, and it became the French fleur-de-lis - the plant's role in medicine and food, and also profiles 30 varieties such as rich purple Dusky Challenger, Blue Staccato, white with deep blue feathering on the petal edges and an intoxicating vanilla scent, the ghostly White City, and rosy Sissinghurst Mystery.
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