A flower in the crannied wall

Idiom

A flower in the crannied wall

Definition

A phrase used to describe something that is rare and beautiful.

Origin

Originated from a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson titled “In Memoriam A.H.H.”

Examples

She was like a flower in the crannied wall, standing out from the rest

He was a flower in the crannied wall, a rare sight in a sea of mediocrity

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