covered with blossoms; in full flower.
Botany. having a bloom, as fruit.
The Judge Rebecca West
Poems 1817 John Keats
Foes Mary Johnston
Little Rivers Henry van Dyke
Poems William D. Howells
One of Our Conquerors, Complete George Meredith
The Bride of the Tomb and Queenie’s Terrible Secret Mrs. Alexander McVeigh Miller
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, August 21, 1841 Various
The Unicorn from the Stars and Other Plays William B. Yeats
The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics Franklin Beech
adjective bloomier, bloomiest
having a fine whitish coating on the surface, such as on the rind of a cheese
in bloom; flowering; blossoming. glowing, as with youthful vigor and freshness: blooming cheeks. flourishing; prospering: a blooming business. Chiefly British Slang. (used as an intensifier): He’s got his blooming nerve. Chiefly British Slang. (used as an intensifier): not blooming likely. the flower of a plant. flowers collectively: the bloom of the cherry tree. state of […]
a town in NE Illinois. Contemporary Examples The White House Goes Glam Rebecca Dana November 23, 2009 The Bag Lady Papers Alexandra Penney December 16, 2008 Historical Examples Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15) Charles Morris Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s Sophie May Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers Elbert Hubbard The International […]
a mill for rolling ingots into blooms. Historical Examples Steel Charles Rumford Walker Steel Charles Rumford Walker Steel Charles Rumford Walker
an oil used as a lubricant in fine sandpapering.