fleurs-de-lis fleurs-de-lis


  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



  1. Flags and bunting had been hung from public buildings and churches; prominent among the decorations were the yellow and white colors of the papacy and nostalgic fleurs-de-lis.
  2. Atlases with fleurs-de-lis, compass roses, Virgin Marys, ships in battle.
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