fleur-de-lis fleur-de-lis

Definition(s):

  1. (n) plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  2. (n) (heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris

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  1. The last of the German Scouts laid away their fleur-de-lis Scout badges.
  2. The arms included the fleur-de-lis, implying Britain's claim to the throne of France which was not relinquished until 1801.
  3. In suburban Verdun, swarms of children trying to win a midget hockey tournament skate under a flag showing white fleur-de-lis on a field of blue.

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  • "What You Give Will Grow" Saint's All Pro Thomas Morstead

    What You Give Will Grow was started in 2012. This orginization rasies funds to provide care and support to cancer patients and other cancer initiatives. On July 23rd Ruffino's on the River will host Thomas Morstead's kick off raffle. At a price of $2 a ticket, prizes up for grabs are 2 tickets to every home game, a dinner with him and his wife at Desi Vega's Steakhouse, a diamond Fleur-de-lis ...
    on July 23, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

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