Definition of thistledown in English:
Light fluffy down which is attached to thistle seeds, enabling them to be blown about in the wind.
- Like thistledown, she floats from one position to another, scarcely aware of him yet somehow connected, even dependent.
- It's fitting that thistledown, which provides Gilmore with an increasingly significant image over the years, should be the subject of one poem.
- You could, of course, write a thesis about Wodehouse but the endeavour would be like trying to preserve thistledown between sheet glass.
Definition of thistledown in:
- US English dictionary
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