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willow pattern

a. a pattern incorporating a willow tree, river, bridge, and figures, typically in blue on a white ground, used on pottery and porcelain
b. (as modifier): a willow-pattern plate
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They arrived on a big, blue willow pattern plate, and they were generally excellent - juicy spring rolls, oozily plump prawn toasts, sticky spare ribs and salty seaweed served with shredded lettuce.
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In Shanghai, apart from dodging bikes, I sat in the Mandarin's garden, the stunning ancient pagoda-filled garden....which was the inspiration for the blue Willow Pattern china...bought silk gifts in the Friendship Store (there is one in every Chinese city, and they resemble 1950s department stores) and had tea (China, of course) at the famous Peace Hotel in the city that starred in Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun.
Patricia O'Hara, in 'Primitive Marriage, Civilised Marriage: Anthropology, Mythology, and The Egoist', examines the collapse in Meredith's novel of the civilized present into a primitive past of egoism and wife-capture, alluded to in mythology, particularly the legend of the Blue Willow pattern which Sir Willoughby Patterne, Clara, and Vernon enact.
Late in 1940, Blue Willow, by Doris Gates (Viking 1940), was published, and in 1941 it was designated a runner-up for the Newbery Medal.
You'll also find replicas of missionary-era porcelain bells and miniature blue Willow china, as well as silkscreened Hawaiian quilt pattern tablecloths and napkins.
Copper kettles, buttons, Blue Willow dishes, family heirlooms, and birdcages decorated every angle of the old warehouse restaurant and were exquisitely arranged and designed by Robby Ferguson of Oxford
Royal Philips acquired U.S.-based Blue Willow Systems, a developer of a next-generation, cloud-based senior living community resident safety platform.
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