[ UK /d‍ʒˈɒnkwɪl/ ]
  1. widely cultivated ornamental plant native to southern Europe but naturalized elsewhere having fragrant yellow or white clustered flowers
  2. often used colloquially for any yellow daffodil
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  • Aug. 8th, 2008 at 2: 02 PM jonquil asked: Tell me how you cope with the "30,000-word slump", that moment in the middle of the book when you hit the doldrums. Bittercon Questions
  • Thanks to jonquil, I now have a Dreamwidth account. Dreamwidth and Realms
  • [Page 99] carnadined the face under a certain jonquil-trimmed hat. Three Girls in a Flat
  • Fields and gardens not far from the site of the explosion now are resplendent with jonquils, azaleas and tulips.
  • She refuses to discover anatomy in the whorls of a jonquil. The Mystic in a Rage of Verse
  • Other flowers featured in the magazine included daisies and daffodils, jonquils and jasmines, roses and ranunculus, and hundreds of others.
  • She did not see the little room with Beryl's eyes, its limited space into which so much had to be crowded, the cracked shade on the lamp, the dingy carpeting that held together through some kind miracle, she only thought it cosy and homey; she liked the queer old clock and the blue bowl filled with artificial jonquils and the crocheted "tidies" with dogs designed in intricate stitches. Red-Robin
  • She went nimbly round and round the beds of anemones, tulips, jonquils, polyanthuses, and other old-fashioned flowers, looking a very charming figure in her half-mourning bonnet, and with an incomplete nosegay in her left hand. Wessex Tales
  • It has scent, your heat, of jonquils and lime, of spices seared in a hot black pan. Frida with Monkey, 1940
  • I send you two martagon roots, and some jonquils; and have added some prints, two enamelled Pictures, and three medals. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 4
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