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peach blossom

the flower of the peach tree: the state flower of Delaware.
Origin of peach blossom
1655-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • And all the way was like the ways of Paradise to me, for I was in the peach-blossom moon of my own life.

    Vanguards of the Plains Margaret McCarter
  • Her peach-blossom cheek might have been art, but looked like nature.

    Hilda Wade Grant Allen
  • It was the Hunters' Guild, and they wore green costumes with peach-blossom facings.

    Two Royal Foes Eva Madden
  • She's dressed up fit to kill, and she's purtier than a peach-blossom.

  • And steadily reigning throughout the ship, like the very spirit of death, was that aroma of peach-blossom.

    The Purple Cloud M.P. Shiel
  • The faades are painted in harlequin variety of colors, yellow, blue, and peach-blossom prevailing.

    Equatorial America Maturin M. Ballou
  • The others must be left to the imagination, from the green fig-bulbs to the peach-blossom and guelder-roses.

    Uruguay W. H. Koebel
  • Her face, too, had colour—the soft, warm tint of the peach-blossom—and her auburn hair was like an aureole.

  • This odour of peach-blossom, my sickness, and the death of the two dogs, remained a wonder to me.

    The Purple Cloud M.P. Shiel
  • My contemptible and insignificant name, illustrious Captain, is peach-blossom.

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