common beech

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n common beech large European beech with minutely-toothed leaves; widely planted as an ornamental in North America
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Usage

In literature:

The woods were largely pine, though yellow birch, beech, and maple were common.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
The oak has now in its turn been almost superseded in Denmark by the common beech.
"The Geological Evidence of The Antiquity of Man" by Charles Lyell
There is only one common variety of beech tree in this country.
"The School Book of Forestry" by Charles Lathrop Pack
The plants are beech, which is common and of large size.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Fagus sylvatioa (Common Beech) .
"Handbook to the Severn Valley Railway Illustrative and Descriptive of Places along the Line from Worcester to Shrewsbury" by J. Randall
The oak, elm, and beech are very common.
"Chambers's Elementary Science Readers" by Various
Such a union of the branches is very common in the ivy, the elder, the beech, and other plants.
"Vegetable Teratology" by Maxwell T. Masters
It is very common here on beech, maple, and wild cherry.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Our common forest-trees, as beech, maple, elm, or linden, will not flourish there.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
A common remedy, is to boil the bark of white oak, white pine, and beech, and give a strong infusion in bran.
"Domestic Animals" by Richard L. Allen
The woods were largely pine, though yellow birch, beech, and maple were common.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
The American hornbeam has bluish gray bark, very fine in texture, from which the name "blue beech," is common in some localities.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
COMMON NAME, European Beech.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
The oak, elm and birch are common, while the beech especially attains an unusual size and beauty.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 1" by Various
It is very common among the mountainous countries of Germany, where the beech prevails in the forests.
"The Natural History of Cage Birds" by J. M. Bechstein
The Beech of the Frith Common.
"Ruins and Old Trees, Associated with Memorable Events in English History" by Mary Roberts
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In poetry:

The dearness of common things —
Beech wood, tea, plate-shelves,
And the whole family of crockery —
Wood-axes, blades, helves.
"Common Things" by Ivor Gurney

In news:

Dick Blume/The Post Standard Copper Beech tree at the 1000 block of East Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY, where the Coppper Beech Commons is being built.
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