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 Meanings and Examples of LAVENDER
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lavender
 n.  a pale purple color
 n.  any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated
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1  The lavender barred muslin was beautiful with those wide insets of lace and net about the hem, but it had never suited her type.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
2  "You look like the ragpicker's child," he observed, his eyes taking in the mended lavender calico, streaked with perspiration and splotched here and there with water which had slopped from the basin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
3  Her lavender calico dress, so freshly clean and starched that morning, was streaked with blood, dirt and sweat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  She could look back, unmoved, at the pretty Scarlett with her fragile green morocco slippers and her flounces fragrant with lavender but she wondered if she could be that same girl.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  The black road before the buggy turned to a faint lavender, then was blotted to uncertain grayness.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
6  She fancied that his even grayness might reveal a thousand tints of lavender and blue and silver.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
7  Now she lay across the bed, in crumpled lavender cotton and shabby pumps, very feminine, utterly cowed.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  Mrs. Vanni received them at the entrance, always dressed in lavender with a great deal of black lace, her important watch-chain lying on her bosom.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
9  It was gas blue with lavender beads.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
10  Daisy's face, tipped sideways beneath a three-cornered lavender hat, looked out at me with a bright ecstatic smile.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
11  While we admired he brought more and the soft rich heap mounted higher--shirts with stripes and scrolls and plaids in coral and apple-green and lavender and faint orange with monograms of Indian blue.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
12  Some lavender drops, however, which she was at length persuaded to take, were of use; and from that time till Mrs. Jennings returned, she continued on the bed quiet and motionless.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 29
13  Her dress was of a lavender colour, and perfectly neat; but scantily made, as if she desired to be as little encumbered as possible.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
14  Yes, I want some twilled silesia, a paper of number nine needles, and two yards of narrow lavender ribbon.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY-SIX
15  Yet, the smell of a Yahoo continuing very offensive, I always keep my nose well stopped with rue, lavender, or tobacco leaves.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: CHAPTER XII.
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