A four-leaf clover.
- Living a carefree life of ease, comfort, or prosperity.
- living a life of ease and luxury, as cattle in good pasture
Origin of clover
- Middle English from Old English clāfre
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English clovere, claver, from Old English clāfre, earlier clǣfre, from Proto-Germanic *klaibrǭ (compare Saterland Frisian Kleeuwer, Dutch klaver, dialectal Low German Kleeber, Kleewer), enlargement of *klaiwaz (compare Plautdietsch Kjlee, German Klee), from Proto-Indo-European *glei- (“to stick”) (compare Old Church Slavonic [script?] (glěvŭ, “slime”), Ancient Greek γλοιός (gloiós, “glue, tar”)). More at cleave, clay.