The tansy was an omelette of another description, made chiefly with eggs and chopped herbs.
First, I picked the pigweed and tansy, or how could she have made the cheese?
The tansy fell out of her fingers, and she picked at the wool of the plaid that wrapped her; the shells had no charm for her eye.
Vivid streaks of tansy stretch in narrow lines for rods together.
Mam' Chloe had given me tansy tea for a bad cold last winter.
The name tansy was given afterward to a rich fruit cake which had no tansy in it.
tansy tea; Infusum tanaceti, L. From the dried herb, or the green herb using double the quantity.
Queen: Well, at the least, let you drink down a share of this tansy juice.
The drischeen is a sort of pudding, made of hog's blood and entrails, with a mixture of tansy and other things.
Saint Mark, too, has a plant—the tansy, so named in the Middle Ages.
(Tanacetum vulgare), mid-13c., from Old French tanesie (13c.), from Gallo-Romance *tanaceta, from Late Latin tanacetum "wormwood," from shortened form of Greek athanasia "immortality," so called probably for its persistence. English folklore associates it with pregnancy, either as an aid to contraception or to provoke miscarriage.