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cuckoo-flowers KING LEAR, iv. 4. 4.Cuckoo flowers (Lychnis Flos-cuculi), ragged robin, a well-known meadow and marsh plant, with rose-coloured flowers and deeplycut narrow segments; it blossoms at the time the cuckoo comes, hence one of its names.” Beisly's Shakspere's Garden, p. 143.

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