daisy

daisy

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English

Alternative forms

  • daisie, daysie

Etymology

From Middle English dayesye, from Old English dæġes ēaġe (daisy, literally day's eye) due to the flowers closing their blossoms during night. The rhyming slang comes from daisy roots for boots.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdeɪ.zi/
  • Rhymes: -eɪzi

Noun

daisy (plural daisies)

  1. A wild flowering plant Bellis perennis of the Asteraceae family, with a yellow head and white petals
  2. Many other flowering plants of various species.
  3. (Cockney rhyming slang) A boot or other footwear.

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References

  • daisy on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • I'd say, Sayid, diyas

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