Stopford then came aboard; in the mood he was in aboard the jonquil on the 8th,—only more so!
My tame pets are a pair of jonquil canaries, Nedy and Barbra.
Suddenly there was a flutter in the air, and jonquil stood on the edge of the saucer.
After jonquil and his assistant retired, Elizabeth was invited to tell how the time had passed on board the Foam.
They sat on the oasis and ate, with the patient purple camels grouped in the shade of the jonquil palm.
jonquil waited to usher them to breakfast, which was laid in the room where they had dined last night.
With a leaf from an old English book, A jonquil will serve for a pen.
Nor had she any intimation of the time of her grandfather's return beyond what jonquil had been able to give her a week ago.
jonquil, jon′kwil, n. a name given to certain species of narcissus with rush-like leaves.
Nothing went right, from the soup to the dessert, and jonquil even stirred the fire amiss.
1660s, species of narcissus, from French jonquille (17c.), from Spanish junquillo, diminutive of junco "rush, reed," from Latin iuncus "rush;" so called in reference to its leaves. The type of canary bird (1865) is so called for its pale yellow color, which is like that of the flower.