What does the word tansy mean?

Usage examples for tansy

  1. He had come to like the smell of tansy again- let that pass. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. My red cloak was placed at the bottom of the chest and I myself spread an unnecessary number of green tansy sprays over it. – Confessions of Boyhood by John Albee
  3. Planting tansy around the roots of fruit- trees is a sure protection against worms, as it prevents the moth from depositing her egg. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe