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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUTTONHOLE

He pulled it out of his buttonhole and tossed it into the fire-place.

Arthur had a fine rose in his buttonhole and looked profoundly thoughtful.

In his mouth was a cigarette, and in his buttonhole a pink carnation.

Let him go with his flower in his buttonhole and dance somewhere else.

He was very dapper in a new tailcoat and a flower in his buttonhole.

Once he stooped to pick a flower which he stuck in his buttonhole.

He was cool and jaunty, his hands in his pockets, a rose in his buttonhole.

A pink carnation in his buttonhole matched his healthy complexion.

The fellow is to wear a white top hat, and a gardenia in his buttonhole.

Buttonhole stitch can be turned to account for this purpose.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.