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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Carnate Invested with, or embodied in, flesh.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • carnate Invested with or embodied in flesh: same as the modern incarnate, which, however, is used in the following extract as if the in- were privative.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. carnatus, fleshy


In literature:

A couple of cases are reported of worms boring into the stalks of Asters, Dianthus and Carnations.
"The Mayflower, January, 1905" by Various
The colours are glowing and gem-like; carnations, orange-yellows, deep scarlet, and turquoise-blue.
"The Venetian School of Painting" by Evelyn March Phillipps
Faster and faster rushed the podokos, forty, fifty miles an hour, a carnate thunderbolt hurled straight at the enemy center.
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
Carnations and heath were found at last to have her best favour.
"What She Could" by Susan Warner
O yes, and carnations; everything you like.
"Trading" by Susan Warner
They were in the same relation to the Nawab of Bengal as the servants of the company at Madras were to the Nawab of the Carnatic.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
She's a carnation, Otto.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 7 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
For the breakfast the table is crossed by a broad band of white carnations, sprinkled with diamond dust.
"Breakfasts and Teas" by Paul Pierce
He wore a high silk hat and a white carnation in his buttonhole.
"The Co-Citizens" by Corra Harris
In his suit of cream-colored silk, with the carnation-red belt, he sat in a chair waiting, pale, very handsome, and a trifle solemn.
"The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Various
May as well let me pin one o' these carnations on you, too.
"A Sunny Little Lass" by Evelyn Raymond
I feed my wild-ducks, and I water my carnations.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
Why did Wilde start that Green Carnation stunt?
"Aliens" by William McFee
She had some red carnations in her breast: their perfume came to me.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 26, July 1880." by Various
Innocent Delight was in the centre of the stage, ready to welcome the Carnation Countess.
"The Corner House Girls in a Play" by Grace Brooks Hill
Chanda Sahib had left Arcot, the capital of the Carnatic, to reduce Trichinopoly, then held by a weak English battalion.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
He had a great white nightcap on, with a large bunch of carnations stuck in front of it.
"The Serapion Brethren," by Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann
She had on red stockings and shoes and wore a red carnation in her hair.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
But the carnation in the glass was now in full bloom.
"Barbarossa and Other Tales" by Paul Heyse
As many prefer scarlet carnations, this flower and red candles will make a pretty party.
"Suppers" by Paul Pierce

In poetry:

When on a verdant bank I took my station,
And, lingering, ponder'd on the river's pride;
The gorgeous west diffus'd a rich carnation,
And chang'd a silver to a golden tide.
"Pleasant View" by Thomas Odiorne
Dogwood with tints from pink to pure whiteness,
Columbine crimson with pinnacled sheen,
Pinks of carnation, and orchards in brightness,
Vie with the meadows of velvety green.
"The Second Sunday In May" by Jared Barhite
To his eye lie disclos'd all the sweets of creation,
To him all the beauties of nature are known;
From the lily's pale hue to the gaudy carnation,
He marks all their tints, and he makes them his own.
"Le Vrai Seul Est Aimable" by Charlotte Dacre
Veiled with a soft air, drench'd in the roses' musk
Or the dusky, dark carnation's breath of clove:
No stars burned in their deeps, but through the dusk
I saw my love's eyes, and they were brimmed with love.
"Prothalamion" by Francis Brett Young
I may walk until I’m fainting, I may write until I’m blinded,
I might drink until my back teeth are afloat,
But I can’t forget my ruin and the happy days behind it,
When I wore a pink carnation in my coat.
"The Pink Carnation" by Henry Lawson
Oh, I thought that time could conquer, and I thought my heart would harden,
But it sends a sudden lump into my throat,
When I think of what I have been, and the cottage and the garden,
When I wore a pink carnation in my coat.
"The Pink Carnation" by Henry Lawson

In news:

Dust off your flapper dress and add a carnation to your suit's lapel.
The incident occurred just before 5 pm in the 500 block of Carnation Avenue, said Col.
Beaver dam breaks near Carnation, November 5, 2012.
Flooding near Moss Lake, Carnation, November 5, 2012.
Homes near Carnation flooded after beaver dam breaks.
Just before noon on Monday, a flood engulfed the intersection of Northeast 124th Street and S.R 203 north of Carnation.
A beaver dam that gave way sent flood waters flowing into homes and onto roads north of Carnation Monday, said a King County Emergency Management spokesperson.
Birthright Inc offering Mother's Day carnations.
Man flees from Carnation police, crashes stolen car, gets stuck in a bog .
Oscar Hasegawa, an accomplished plant breeder at California Florida Plant Company who held patents for chrysanthemums and carnations, died January 11.
Carnation flips on traffic signal with ceremonial switch.
Construction work on the city of Carnation's first traffic signal is nearly complete, and the city plans to activate the light, at the intersection of Tolt Avenue and Entwistle Street, at 9 am Thursday Dec 15.
Carnation farmer's market hosts County Executive Dow Constantine tonight.
Produce at the Carnation Farmer's Market, which includes a number of Lower Valley farms.
Costumed characters haunt Carnation City Mall.