Part of speech: noun

the bud of a rose

Part of speech: noun

A young girl.

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Usage examples "rosebud":

  1. He had artillery in the shape of a few light field- pieces, and was making slow, cautious advances up the Rosebud at the rate of eight or ten miles a day. - "Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life", Charles King.
  2. The father smiled, put his arm about the girl and piped: " So the pink rosebud will take us to the yellow flag!" - "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.
  3. " Yes," said Jefferson Forbes, " my four friends, my Rosebud Garland of Girls." - "Two Little Women on a Holiday", Carolyn Wells.