daisy

daisy

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English Online Dictionary. What means daisy‎? What does daisy mean?

  • daisie, daysie (both obsolete)

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

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

daisy (plural daisies)

  1. The wild flowering plant Bellis perennis of the Asteraceae family, with a yellow head and white petals
  2. Any of numerous other flowering plants of various species, mostly among the asterids.
  3. (Cockney rhyming slang) A boot or other footwear.
  4. (colloquial) Something splendid; a doozy.
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