Definition of Hollyhocks

1. Noun. (plural of hollyhock) ¹



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Definition of Hollyhocks

1. hollyhock [n] - See also: hollyhock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hollyhocks

hollowwares
holluschickie
holluschickies
holly
holly-leaf cherry
holly-leaved cherry
holly-leaved oak
holly-leaves barberry
holly blue
holly blues
holly family
holly fern
holly oak
hollygrape
hollyhock
hollyhocks (current term)
hollylike
holm
holm oak
holm oaks
holm tree
holmberry
holme
holmia
holmian
holmias
holmic
holming
holmium
holmiums

Literary usage of Hollyhocks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1850)
"FLOWERS : The exhibition of carnations and pico- tees, and hollyhocks, for premium, ... H. & Co. also sent a collection of hollyhocks. Prom J. Breck & Co., ..."

2. Just Folks by Edgar Albert Guest (1917)
"And year by year I watched them grow, The first flowers I had come to know. And with the mother dear I'd yearn To see the hollyhocks return. ..."

3. A Woman's Hardy Garden by Helena Rutherfurd Ely (1903)
"hollyhocks, single and double, of all colours. ... No one can have too many hollyhocks. Plant them at the back of the borders among the shrubbery, ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"hollyhocks il Countryside M 23:152 S '16 Holm, Frits (Vilhelm) In praise of the hollyhock .... hollyhocks ..."

5. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"Great hollyhocks were there, too, with richly colored single petals, the pure appearance of which fail not to charm the eye even now, amid the multitudinous ..."

6. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1905)
"... 380 gns.; hollyhocks in a glass vase, 28^ in. by 23 in., 1892, 330 gns. ; and roses, asters, and dahlias in a bowl, 17 in. by 22 in., 1892, 210 gns. ..."

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