Definition for Daisy (daisies)

daisy (daisies), n. [OE dæges ēage, eye of day.] (webplay: globe, greater).

  1. Graveyard flower; funeral blossom; [fig.] death; other deceased people.
  2. Common flower having a center like a gold coin; popular bloom with a yellow disk and a ray of white petals; [fig.] handmaiden; disciple; follower; ordinary being; mortal person.
  3. Simple floral gift; [fig.] commoner; humble servant.
  4. Flourishing plant; field blossom; garden bloom; [personification] multitude; human race; people of a nation.
  5. Perennial bloom; early spring flower; blossom that returns annually; [fig.] resurrected one; rejuvenated being; restored life.
  6. Margarita; bloom that closes its petals at night and opens them in the morning; blossoming plant that grows abundantly on grassy hills and meadows.

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