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any of several ornamental shrubs with shiny mostly evergreen leaves and clusters of small bell-shaped flowers

(Greek mythology) a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to escape the amorous Apollo

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Daphne said: "The house has been modernised over the years.
George with then-PM John Mayor, with his wife Daphne and the couple on their wedding day
But neither were in a rush to wed and they've enjoyed a happy life together - David worked in railway maintenance and Daphne, as well as being mother to Susan and Nicholas, worked for the Post Oce in Hudders eld.
With planning, Peter and Daphne have recently been able to enjoy a trip to Spain and have volunteered at a Darlington cafe welcoming people with Alzheimer's, started by a clinic for sufferers.
Although slow growing plants, these winter beauties are well worth the effort, advanced specimens will not be cheap to buy but with proper care and a little patience, you can grow great daphne plants that produce flowers that will fill the garden with sweet perfume in the winter months.
In 2008 Daphne obtained the China distribution rights for the high-end international brands 'Arezzo,' 'Soft,' and 'Born,' as well as another top sportswear brand, 'Nike.
Daphne was not satisfied with the limited reform likely to emanate from the commission, Itzik was ready to accept what was achievable.
Some people wouldn't listen and they'd stray into boggy areas," said Daphne.
Another early performer is Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata', an evergreen which reaches 1.
We are now in the third generation of Daphne Programmes, the current annual budget amounts to [euro]16.
And last year, spotting the renewed interest in knitting, Daphne started to sell knitting kits at Jamie's restaurant using wool from the flock she keeps on the family farm at Cefn Du on the 1,200ft Moel Tywysog near Henllan, Denbigh.
As Mau and Daphne struggle to keep the small band safe and fed, they defy ancestral spirits, challenge death itself and uncover a long-hidden secret that literally turns the world upside down.
Daphne started her social work career as a child care officer in Hampshire in 1949.
One particularly eager ghost is a slave girl named Daphne who worked at the plantation in the 1840s.
Daphne was very active at Hardwin Park Church in Auburn, MA and attended Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church in Caldwell.