from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The culling of flowers.
- noun An anthology.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act of gathering flowers.
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It would perhaps be neither just nor conducive to proper judgment to gather only a florilege of noble verses from Sternhold and Hopkins 'Version and point out none of the "weedy-trophies," the quaint and even uncouth lines which disfigure the work.
Sabbath in Puritan New England Alice Morse Earle 1881