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the cornflower, Centaurea cyanus.
a blue-flowered lupine, especially Lupinus subcarnosus, having spikes of light blue flowers with a white or yellow spot: the state flower of Texas.
a broad, flat cap of blue wool, formerly worn in Scotland.
a Scottish soldier who wore such a cap.
any Scot.
Historical Examples

The Path of Life Stijn Streuvels

other names for Balmoral1 (sense 3)


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