Another and charming word for ‘daffodils’, which are also more commonly referred to as ‘daffs’.

“Crocuses an’ snowdrops an’ daffydowndillys.  Has tha’ never seen them?”


Source: Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden, illus. Inga Moore (London: Walker Books, 2009) (1911), p. 74


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