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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
as fresh as a daisy (=not tired and ready to do things)
▪ Despite his busy day he arrived looking as fresh as a daisy.
daisy chain
▪ Victorious crews normally look as fresh as daisies, while the losers collapse.
▪ He got out the cheating stick and clipped the peg, swarming up in a daisy chain of quick-draws.
▪ We were all linked in a vast and rhythmic coincidence, a daisy chain of rumor, suspicion and secret wish.
▪ Have you ever made a daisy chain?
be pushing up (the) daisies
▪ It's lucky I was sent here, to Hepzibah, or I'd be pushing up daisies.
▪ But the daisies will be happy to have a good place to grow, in such a safe sunny corner.
▪ I had been thrown off the cricket team at school for making daisy chains on the boundary.
▪ It had a wicker, flower-girl basket of pinks and daisies in its mouth.
▪ To create the second scene the sun and row of daisies are knitted as if reflected in water.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Daisy \Dai"sy\ (d[=a]"z[y^]), n.; pl. Daisies (d[=a]"z[i^]z). [OE. dayesye, AS. d[ae]ges-e['a]ge day's eye, daisy. See Day, and Eye.] (Bot.)

  1. A genus of low herbs ( Bellis), belonging to the family Composit[ae]. The common English and classical daisy is Bellis perennis, which has a yellow disk and white or pinkish rays.

  2. The whiteweed ( Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum), the plant commonly called daisy in North America; -- called also oxeye daisy. See Whiteweed.

    Note: The word daisy is also used for composite plants of other genera, as Erigeron, or fleabane.

    Michaelmas daisy (Bot.), any plant of the genus Aster, of which there are many species.

    Oxeye daisy (Bot.), the whiteweed. See Daisy (b) .

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Old English dægesege, from dæges eage "day's eye," because the petals open at dawn and close at dusk. (See day (n.) + eye (n.)). In Medieval Latin it was solis oculus "sun's eye." As a female proper name said to have been originally a pet form of Margaret (q.v.).\n

\nDaisy-cutter first attested 1791, originally of horses that trot with low steps; later of cricket (1889) and baseball hits that skim along the ground. Daisy-chain in the "group sex" sense is attested from 194

  1. Pushing up daisies "dead" is attested from 1918, but variants with the same meaning go back to 184


n. 1 (given name female from=English). 2 A common name for a cow.


n. any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl

Daisy, AR -- U.S. town in Arkansas
Population (2000): 118
Housing Units (2000): 119
Land area (2000): 1.145807 sq. miles (2.967627 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.294272 sq. miles (0.762161 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.440079 sq. miles (3.729788 sq. km)
FIPS code: 17140
Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
Location: 34.233193 N, 93.742083 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
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Daisy, AR
Daisy, GA -- U.S. city in Georgia
Population (2000): 126
Housing Units (2000): 60
Land area (2000): 0.985871 sq. miles (2.553394 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.031102 sq. miles (0.080553 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.016973 sq. miles (2.633947 sq. km)
FIPS code: 21268
Located within: Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
Location: 32.150060 N, 81.835823 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Daisy, GA

Daisy may refer to:

Daisy (advertisement)
Daisy (2006 film)

Daisy is a 2006 film directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Andrew Lau of the Infernal Affairs trilogy. Daisy is an urban romantic melodrama involving young painter Hye-young ( Jun Ji-hyun), Interpol detective Jeong Woo ( Lee Sung-jae), and professional hitman Park Yi ( Jung Woo-sung).

Daisy was produced by iFilm (a SidusHQ subsidiary) and opened in South Korean cinemas on 9 March 2006. There are two versions of Daisy: an Asian cut and an international cut.

Daisy (software)

Daisy is a Java/ XML open-source content management system based on the Apache Cocoon content management framework. Today, Daisy is in use at major corporations for intranet knowledge bases, product and/or project documentation, and management of content-rich websites.

Daisy (1988 film)

Daisy is a 1988 Malayalam musical- romance film depicting separation and longing set in a boarding school, written and directed by Prathap K. Pothan. It stars Harish and Sonia in the lead roles, Lakshmi in a pivotal role, and Kamal Hassan in an extended guest appearance. The screenplay was written by Prathap Pothan and the dialogues were written by Khalid.

Daisy (doll)

Daisy Doll was a famous 1970s doll designed by fashion designer Mary Quant.

Daisy (Bonnie Pink song)

"Daisy" is Bonnie Pink's twelfth single. The single was released under the East West Japan label on October 16, 1999.

Daisy (given name)

Daisy is a feminine given name, commonly thought to be derived from the name of the flower. The flower name comes from the Old English word dægeseage, meaning "day's eye". The name Daisy is therefore ultimately derived from this source. Daisy is also a nickname for Margaret, used because Marguerite, the French version of that name, is also a French name for the oxeye daisy. It came into popular use in the late Victorian era along with other flower names. Authors Linda Rosenkrantz and Pamela Redmond Satran wrote in their 2007 book Baby Name Bible that Daisy has a "fresh, wholesome, and energetic" image. The name has been used for literary characters such as Daisy Miller, the title character of the novella by Henry James, and for television characters such as Daisy Duke on The Dukes of Hazzard. Very short, form-fitting, denim cut-off jeans shorts are named Daisy Dukes after this character.

Daisy was the 166th most popular name for girls born in the United States in 2011. It was in steady use for American girls throughout the 20th century and was ranked among the top 200 names for girls between 1900 and 1940. It declined in popularity between 1960 and 1980, but has been climbing in popularity since the 1980s. It was the 294th most common name for all females during the 1990 United States census. Daisy was the 17th most popular name for girls born in England and Wales in 2010 and the 44th most popular name for girls born in Scotland in 2010. It was among the top five names given to girls born in Guernsey in 2010.

Daisy (Brand New album)

Daisy is the fourth studio album by American alternative rock band Brand New, released September 22, 2009 on Interscope. Daisy was co-produced by both the band and their longtime producer Mike Sapone. Brand New recorded the album in Sapone's studio in Bethpage, New York between 2008 and 2009. The band looked to channel their live performances, in order to produce the raw and often chaotic sound of the album.

Daisy received mostly positive reviews from critics, who praised the band's continued progression, while fans were somewhat more divided, with drummer Brian Lane believing they either seem to love it or hate it. Guitarist Vincent Accardi had a larger role in writing the albums lyrics, sharing the responsibility with Jesse Lacey. The album leaked three weeks prior to its release, while the song " At the Bottom" was the only single released from the album.

Daisy (Dog's Eye View album)

Daisy is the second studio album from the American rock band, Dog's Eye View. The follow-up to the band's successful 1995 album, Happy Nowhere, Daiuy was released on August 19, 1997.

Daisy (How I Met Your Mother)

"Daisy" is the twentieth episode of the ninth season of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, and the 204th episode overall.

Usage examples of "daisy".

He watched it, then dropped another daisy into the water, and after that another, and sat watching them with bright, absolved eyes, crouching near on the bank.

Maria tugged her skirt into place, and she walked out, down the shining slate steps, through the white of daisies and the sharp agapanthus leaves that both caught the fading moon.

Whear grass and daisies grew, An' trees wi spreeadin boughs aboon Ther solemn shadows threw.

A slight young woman, Mary developed strong muscles in the forearms as she grasped the areolar tissue, sometimes making Daisy squeal, rolled the large muscles of the calf and thigh firmly both ways and kneaded the belly with the heel of her hand.

Hudson, Daisy Miller, The Portrait of a Lady, The Wings of a Dove, The Aspern Papers, etc.

The weather reflected her spirits, though her future did not seem as bright as the green fields outside the window, the purple aubrietia that spilled over garden walls, the gay red and yellow tulips, the thousands of tiny daisies and dandelions that carpeted the grassy pastures.

Dew lay heavy on the grass, as the dainty heels of my captresses testified, yet they trod lightly upon daisies wide-open to the blue sky, while daffadowndillies stooped in a silence broken only by their laughter.

The driveway wound among deodars and rhodopods, past banks of purple daisies, white chanterbells, scarlet trangles.

Standing behind them were Hans, Mary, Daisy, Josef, Frau Egger and Olivier, who insisted on being included.

Larry, Daisy, Pip, Bets and Ern jumped too, and clutched in fright at one another, when the eerie wail echoed round them.

Behind him came Bets, then Larry, then Daisy, Ern and Pip being the last two.

He charmed the hospital staff into putting up with her complaints and demands, and filled the room with gerbera daisies, her favorite flowers.

Each boot had concealed a vase holding an abundant bouquet of gerbera daisies.

A mixed bouquet of bright autumn colorszinnias and gerbera daisies and dahlias and one late sunflower splash.

The counter is made of zinc and there are cobalt-blue vases with yellow gerbera daisies in them.