hollyhock

Part of speech: noun

A tall biennial herb of the mallow family, with large flowers.

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Usage examples "hollyhock":

  1. I will be a hollyhock! - "The Field of Clover", Laurence Housman.
  2. I caught sight of the occasional spire of a hollyhock, and smelt the acid insurgence of marigolds. - "The Jervaise Comedy", J. D. Beresford.
  3. Down the green lane between the bean poles they hurried through the picket gate, pushing aside the big gray Duncannon cat who basked in the sun under a pink hollyhock with a Duncannon smile on its gray whiskers like the rest of the family. - "The City of Fire", Grace Livingston Hill.