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rose water

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rose water perfume consisting of water scented with oil of roses
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rose water Water tinctured with roses by distillation.
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Usage

In literature:

The sun rose, and stepped slowly into the water's dream.
"The Port of Adventure" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
But Ghazipoor is most remarkable for its enormous rose-fields, and the rose-water and attar prepared here.
"A Woman's Journey Round the World" by Ida Pfeiffer
But the powerful Bhimasena the son of Kunti, possessed of mighty arms, on waking from sleep, tore his bonds and rose from the water.
"Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1" by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
The cool water of the creek rose above our knees and seemed to cheer the wounded man.
"Who Goes There?" by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
For Instance, flavor apple with lemon, pineapple, quince, or rose water.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
After the rose water is prepared it is put into large open vessels which are left out at night.
"Flowers and Flower-Gardens" by David Lester Richardson
At that moment the spirits of the Seven Sisters rose out of the water and spoke to the shepherd boy.
"Waysiders" by Seumas O'Kelly
Lemon-brandy and rose-water are both excellent.
"The American Frugal Housewife" by Lydia M. Child
But the water now rose so fast, than she refused to answer the helm, and they resolved to run her on the first shore.
"Thrilling Stories Of The Ocean" by Marmaduke Park
Season to your taste with vanilla, rose-water, or lemon juice.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
On the right shore, wooded hills rose from the water like a wall; on the left, it was a perfect plain.
"After London" by Richard Jefferies
The others rose from the water, and with much fluttering and hoarse noise winged their way to safety.
"Camp and Trail" by Isabel Hornibrook
Shake well together and then add rose-water, 1 ounce; pure water, 6 ounces.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
We found it high water at half an hour after eleven, and the tide rose twenty feet.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 12" by Robert Kerr
The water rose and rose, and the children began to be frightened.
"Uncle Titus and His Visit to the Country" by Johanna Spyri
Though cruel and vindictive, she was also shrewd and resolute, and semi-civilized races are not ruled with rose-water.
"Mr. Fortescue" by William Westall
The waters rose and rose.
"Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know" by Various
In many places high cliffs rose precipitously out of the water.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
We soon washed the plates and dishes in the water as it rose, and Ned packed them up.
"Dick Cheveley" by W. H. G. Kingston
They paddled away till they reached a cliff which rose out of the water.
"The Cruise of the Dainty" by William H. G. Kingston
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In poetry:

Oh the thirst, the water sweet!
Down he lay and quaffed,
Quaffed and rose up on his feet,
Rose and gayly laughed;
"The Sangreal" by George MacDonald
She seemed so bored,
I wanted to embrace her by surprise;
But then the scalding waters
Fell from her eyes and burnt her roses.
"The Great Offence" by Edward Powys Mathers
We gathered the wild roses
And heard upon that hillside
The stream run with the water
That was both deep and wide
And carry it to the tide.
"The Quiet" by William Soutar
I am a land uncultured, rough and wild ;
But, underneath those tender tears of thine,
Let rose and saffron bloom there ! With thy love
Water and cheer this sorrowing heart of mine!
"The Virgin's Tears" by Leo Alishan
How should I tell in a sweet list
Of beauties, rose and amethyst;
The little water-garden cool
On sultry days, and beautiful
The wall-garden, the shade, the sun,
Since they are lovely, every one.
"The Garden" by Katharine Tynan
MY feet have touched the Dancing Water,
My lips have kissed the Singing Rose
And I was born a swan-girl's daughter . . .
Oh, I would stay with you, my lover,
But in my heart a sea wind blows
And in the dark the wild swans hover . . .
"Swan-Child" by Margaret Widdemer

In news:

It rose behind us in all its glory, as our bare feet skittered in and out of the still warm water.
A storm came, the water rose, the water flooded your house.
Nolan Rose pick 'em: Treading water .
Rose line-up not watered down.
Somer Waters the Others, and Civil War Re-enactors at Tokyo Rose Friday, January 17.
Stuck Underground, as Water Rose to the Ceiling.
Stir in the rose water and the remaining blueberries .
Monday morning as the sun rose, water seemed to dance atop the fountain at the center of the Orange Plaza.
A Collective Effort to Save Decades of Research as the Water Rose.
Germany's Drinking Water Prices Rose 1%, Below Inflation.
ARCADIA — While it ultimately took care of business on Wednesday, the Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo team hardly rose to the occasion in its regular-season Pacific League finale at archrival Arcadia.
The water rose to the buildings on the Longtin property and came up to the driveway.
Ginger, Lime and Rose Water Cuketail.
Let cool to room temperature, then stir in the rose water and set aside.
Serve over ice and sweeten with 1 to 2 tablespoons rose water syrup.
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