- The leaves of the Gladiolus are sword-shaped, hence the common name ‘sword lily’.
- In fact, one of its early English language common names was sword lily.
- Suddenly the old Chinese woman whom I'd walked past on the sidewalk half an hour earlier moved across the window, a tall sprig of sword lily in one hand.
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Syllabification: sword lil·y
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