Skied three days on the daisies (and a bit of snow) and then left for the hot glorious desert, horses, tennis, swimming.
No Emmas, no Ishmaels, no Pips, no daisies (Miller or Buchanan).
I pluck the daisies as they grow, and take them home,' said the old woman after a short silence. '
Nettie held out her hand for the bunch of daisies and looked at them carefully, and laughed.
But he threw me off his shoulders in a huff, among the daisies and the cyclamens.
And the daisies all lived, and increased in numbers until the room overflowed with them.
But the Field of poppies and daisies begins to sway as under a gale.
The moon was a lone white lamb on a shadowy hill all spotted with daisies.
"There'll be daisies growing on her grave by this time," said Pete softly.
But when she had gathered her apron full of daisies and buttercups, he came slowly towards her.
Old English dægesege, from dæges eage "day's eye," because the petals open at dawn and close at dusk. (See day (n.) + eye (n.)). In Medieval Latin it was solis oculus "sun's eye." As a female proper name said to have been originally a pet form of Margaret (q.v.).
Daisy-cutter first attested 1791, originally of horses that trot with low steps; later of cricket (1889) and baseball hits that skim along the ground. Daisy-chain in the "group sex" sense is attested from 1941. Pushing up daisies "dead" is attested from 1918, but variants with the same meaning go back to 1842.
A set of calisthenic exercises done daily; also, a set of routine duties or tasks