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The white-petalled, yellow-centred flowers of this plant are associated with spring (as in the proverb it is not spring until you can plant your foot upon twelve daisies). In informal use (chiefly US) a daisy is something regarded as first-rate or charming.

daisy chain a string of daisies threaded together by their stems; in figurative usage, a series of associated or connected people or things.


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