elm family

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n elm family a dicot family of the order Urticales including: genera Ulmus, Celtis, Planera, Trema
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Usage

In literature:

In general appearance this tree resembles the Elm, to which family it belongs.
"Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs" by A. D. Webster
A little further removed, the women and children of the family, heedless of the pouring rain, were clinging together under the old elm tree.
"Ishmael" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
The little man had sent his wife and family away from The Elms, as the atmosphere of the house was melancholy in the extreme.
"A Coin of Edward VII" by Fergus Hume
Well, so could whole families of birds live in these elms without the leading robin hearing an alien chirp.
"The Lightning Conductor Discovers America" by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
She rented a suite at The Elms, a once pretentious country mansion owned by a family named Walker.
"The Revellers" by Louis Tracy
Her glance wandered between the delicate lace curtains, swaying to and fro, to this old elm that seemed a member of her family.
"Rose À  Charlitte" by Marshall Saunders
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In news:

Officials at Ballard Community Services, 708 Elm St, and Penn House, 1035 Pennsylvania St, are asking community members to consider adopting a family to make sure they receive holiday gifts, clothing and a warm meal.
In Elm Mott , Cathy Hejl created the family's favorite destinations one weekend at a time in a series of cozy gardens framed by wide open land.
The Family Meal cookbook ($30), at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St, Winnetka.
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