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see daisydaisy
[O.E.,=day's eye], name for several common wildflowers of the family Asteraceae (aster family). The daisy of literature, the true daisy, is Bellis perennis, called in the United States English daisy.
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For French women thus named, use Margaret.
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borne to heaven by angels. [Fr. Opera: Faust, Westerman, 183–185]
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1. a cultivated garden plant, Chrysanthemum frutescens, whose flower heads have white or pale yellow rays around a yellow disc: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. any of various related plants with daisy-like flowers, esp C. leucanthemum
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In Faust, the doomed love affair between Faust and Marguerite fuels the plot at first.
Marguerite said: "I was told to get to hospital immediately - when I got there the doctors said they had already alerted the intensive care unit and high dependency ward.
Marguerite dedicated the last two years to making sure Charlie was a success with constant traveling to farmer's markets, fairs, and school readings.
[USA], June 30 ( ANI ): A film based on Marguerite Bennett's dystopian comic series 'Animosity' will be developed by Legendary Entertainment.
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Mont Sainte- Marguerite Wind brought strong economic benefits to the Beauce region through its use of local construction workers from Quebec and Siemens Gamesa wind turbines with locally- sourced components, supporting manufacturers in the province.
The ballet begins with the young bourgeois Armand Duval as he storms into the apartment of his dead lover and former courtesan Marguerite Gautier.
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Marguerite Jones (born in Liverpool 1917), who he never knew or held.
In Ten Thousand Skies Above You, the sequel to A Thousand Pieces of You (HarperTeen, 2014/VOYA December 2014), Gray brings back Marguerite, Paul, and Theo.