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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gowan.
 
A daisy; a perennial plant or flower.   1
   The ewe-gowan is the common daisy, apparently denominated from the ewe, as being frequently in pastures fed on by sheep.   2
        “Some bit waefu’ love story, enough to mak the pinks an’ the ewe-gowans blush to the very lip.”—Brownie of Bodsbeck, i. 215.
 


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