Example sentences for: paigle

How can you use “paigle” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The hybrid between the primrose and the cowslip ( Primula veris x vulgaris , sometimes called Primula variabilis ) is known as the oxlip . Usually it is called the common oxlip because it occurs quite frequently, but purists prefer to call it the false oxlip since there is a third species, Primula elatior , now found only in the eastern counties of England, which is, for them, the true oxlip . To add to the confusion the true oxlip is also known as the paigle , a name which, in the past, has been rather indiscriminately applied to several wildflowers including buttercups.

  • In some country areas of England paigle (or pagle , or pagyll ) is still the local name for the cowslip.

  • ' This would be most appropriate, since around the time paigle came into use cowslip blooms were used to make a very popular country wine.


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