potpourri

[ poh-poo-ree, poh-poo-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF potpourri

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POTPOURRI

Bushels of their scented petals are yearly cured by me for Potpourri.

There were, in fact, chintz-covered settees, and there was potpourri.

Amongst his compositions he published six Duos concertants (Op.3 and 4) as well as a Potpourri for two violoncellos.

If the potpourri was at times redolent of the dried flowers of other men's loves, Eleanor was blissfully unaware of it.

The best rules gave ambergris as one of the ingredients; this is not really a perfume, but gives the potpourri its staying power.

There is something very pleasant in opening an old China jar to find it filled with potpourri, even if the scent has wholly faded.

He thought he detected a pleasant smell of herbs, like the potpourri his mother had in bowls in their house.

And the rose he married comes to him a shrivelled leaf of a potpourri heap.

I want food for the gods—iced rose leaves, a decoction of potpourri to assuage my thirst.

Betty knows how to make that potpourri that Lloyd's Grandmother Amanthis always kept in the rose-jars in the drawing-room.

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