HMS Foxglove was a British Flower Class escort sloop of 1175 tons displacement launched in 1915. She was armed with two 4-inch guns and sixteen smaller guns. She was powered by two coal-fired boilers providing a top speed of 16 knots and a range of about 2000 miles at 15 knots. She carried a complement of 98.
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Foxglove (Donna Cavanagh) is a fictional character from the Sandman graphic novels, written by Neil Gaiman. She first appears in Sandman #32 (November 1991), though she is first mentioned by her real name in Sandman #6 (June 1989). ==Fictional character biography== Foxglove was born Donna Cavanagh. As a young woman she has a tum
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- any of several plants of the genus Digitalis
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[ Anglo-Saxon foxes- glōfa
Any plant of the genus Digitalis
. The common English foxglove ( Digitalis purpurea
) is a handsome perennial or biennial plant, whose leaves are used as a powerful
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The Foxglove is recognised as highly toxic due to the presence of cardiac glycosides (same active chemical in digoxin). It has been stated that 2-3 dried leaves is a toxic dose. ... Symptoms of digitalis poisoning include dizziness and vomiting (early signs), followed by cardiac arrhythmias (palpitations, fainting), disturbances in vision, delirium
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• (n.) Any plant of the genus Digitalis. The common English foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) is a handsome perennial or biennial plant, whose leaves are used as a powerful medicine, both as a sedative and diuretic. See Digitalis.
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any of about 20 species of herbaceous plants of the genus Digitalis (family Scrophulariaceae, now in the segregate family Antirrhinaceae), especially ... [2 related articles]
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foxglove: see figwort.
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Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea also known as fairy's glove and fairy-bells) is a common British flower of the family Scrophulariaceae. It grows on banks and pastures. The flowers are campanulate and resemble the fingers of a glove, hence the name. Foxglove possesses diuretic, narcotic and sedative qualities which are used in medicine. It is also dead
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Type: Term Pronunciation: foks′glŏv Synonyms: Digitalis
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Any of a group of flowering plants found in Europe and the Mediterranean region. They have showy spikes of bell-like flowers, and grow up to 1.5 m/5 ft high. (Genus Digitalis
, family Scrophulariaceae.) The wild species (D. purpurea
), native to Britain, p...
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Foxglove, the plant genus Digitalis Foxglove may also refer to: ...
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Foxglove is a 2008 short film written, directed and produced by Jay Rodan and Kayt Jones. It stars Jay Rodan, Daniel Travis and Annie Burgstede. Described as darkly satirical film with surreal overtones, it premiered at the 2008 Locarno International Film Festival. ==Notes and references== ...
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