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wild

1. (of animals) living independently of man; not domesticated or tame
2. (of plants) growing in a natural state; not cultivated
3. living in a savage or uncivilized way
4. (of a card, such as a joker or deuce in some games) able to be given any value the holder pleases
5. a desolate, uncultivated, or uninhabited region
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Wild Iris Ridge: This is not a public garden, per se, but you might catch the tail end of the wild irises blooming, below, on Wild Iris Ridge.
Louise Gluck's The Wild Iris, a sequence of prayers/dialogues spoken by flowers and gardener, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1993.
Winners included the following--dining: Luis De Sousa LDA, for its organdy tablecloth; home accessories: Shades of India, for its hand-cut silk/velvet cutout cushion cover; bed: Lucinda Lee, for its silk, hand-embroidered Wild Iris ensemble.
Medda fo: "The corncrake came in May when the wild iris was tall enough for her to hide.
However, don't confuse it with wild iris (Iris versicolor) which is poisonous.
In the town of Valdez, try the lesbian-owned boat charter Wild Iris (907-474-4047), which can ferry you and kayaks to the sound.
One day, to his chagrin, he discovered that he had been throwing away hundreds of Herbertia bulbs that would have turned into three-leafed wild iris.
Winner of the Irish 2,000 Guineas and Dubai Champion Stakes, Spectrum has also sired international Group 1 winners Gamut (in France), Barakada, Spectatorial and Wild Iris (in Australia).
But it was the publication of The Wild Iris (1992), a radical departure from this confessional experiment, that established Gluck as a major contemporary poet.
There are snakeshead fritillaries, orchids, wild iris, garlic and foxgloves and three pages of plant varieties found in the varying habitats, all recorded by the Botanical Society.
In the age eight to eleven catergory first prize was awarded to Elena Joannides, of Earlsdon Avenue South, Earlsdon, for her wild Iris picture and second prize went to Natasha Handcock, of Sewall Highway, Bell Green, for her primrose painting.
Outstanding Actor, Movie or Mini-series: Albert Finney, The Gathering Storm Outstanding Actress, Movie or Miniseries: Laura Linney, Wild Iris