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  • n. A bluish violet colour.
  • adj. Of a bluish violet colour.


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  • The dragon-fly sipped a little of the child's clear dewdrops and blue violet honey, and then whispered her winged words.

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  • One must bend over the grass to find the blue violet in May, the red strawberry in June; one should be close at hand to mark the first appearance of the simple field-blossoms, clover, red and white, buttercup and daisy, with the later lily, and primrose, and meadow-tuft; one should be nigh to breathe the sweet and fresh perfume, which increases daily until the mowers come with their scythes.

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