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 Meanings and Examples of LILY
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lily
 n.  any of various plants of the genus Lilium, having variously colored, often trumpet-shaped flowers
Classic Sentence: (43 in 3 pages)
1  Nature had provided a stretch of turf half a mile in length and level, till it suddenly dipped to the lily pool.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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2  The scullery maid, before the plates came out, was cooling her cheeks by the lily pond.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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3  So none of them would walk by the lily pool at night, only now when the sun shone and the gentry still sat at table.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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4  Beyond the lily pool the ground sank again, and in that dip of the ground, bushes and brambles had mobbed themselves together.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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5  She splashed into the fine mesh like a great stone into the lily pool.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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6  He wanted to see her, not against the tea urn, but with her glass green eyes and thick body, the neck was broad as a pillar, against an arum lily or a vine.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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7  Down in the dell, past the lily pool, the actors were undressing.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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8  Lucy still gazed at the lily pool.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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9  The lilies were shutting; the red lily, the white lily, each on its plate of leaf.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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10  my brother who rose from the depths of her lily pool.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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11  When lily woke she had the bed to herself, and the winter light was in the room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  She was in a silver sheath, the calyx of a lily, her piled hair like black glass; she had the fragility and costliness of a Viennese goblet; and her eyes were intense.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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13  She never got much farther than recognizing the tiger lily and the wild rose, but she rediscovered Hugh.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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14  For as the mightiest elephant is but a terrier to Leviathan, so, compared with Leviathan's tail, his trunk is but the stalk of a lily.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
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15  A light, fanciful bamboo table stood in the middle of the room, where a Parian vase, wrought in the shape of a white lily, with its buds, stood, ever filled with flowers.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Example Sentence:
1  The blue and gold windows – incorporating stars and lilies, emblems of the Virgin Mary and linked to royalty – are the first commissioned by the abbey in more than 10 years.
2  The lilies are in full bloom.