ground cedar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ground cedar a procumbent variety of the common juniper
    • n ground cedar a variety of club moss
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Usage

In literature:

The ground about and beneath the cedar-tree proved to have been excavated, in a most surprising way, by a prodigious colony of ants.
"Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things" by Lafcadio Hearn
By the side of the narrow path which led through the woods, stood a small cedar tree upon the summit of a slight rise in the ground.
"Bucholz and the Detectives" by Allan Pinkerton
Cereals, cedar sawdust, ground nutshells, oil meal, and cracker crumbs are the chief adulterants.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
There is a variety of the red cedar, which trails upon the ground like a creeping plant, its branches even taking root again.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
Across the road to the south, the ground becomes covered with shrubs of cedar, and the eastern slope hugs the creek-bed.
"Historical Introduction to Studies Among the Sedentary Indians of New Mexico; Report on the Ruins of the Pueblo of Pecos" by Adolphus Bandelier
The tree in Canada called the cedar is low, twisted, and knotted, with straggling roots growing in moist ground.
"Taking Tales" by W.H.G. Kingston
He was on the ground, but at my approach flew into a cedar.
"The Foot-path Way" by Bradford Torrey
Cedars under whose shade he used to sleep lay rotting on the ground.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
At Burton Pynsent, he ordered a great extent of ground to be planted with cedars.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
He hurried on, finding harder ground under his feet, and came noiselessly abreast of the man on his raft of cedar timbers.
"The Country Beyond" by James Oliver Curwood
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In poetry:

Then o'er the cedared way that leads,
Through burr and bramble-thickets,
Unto a burial-ground of weeds
Fenced in with broken pickets.
"The Creek" by Madison Julius Cawein
Praise him, sweet Off-spring of the Ground,
With Heav'nly Nectar yearly Crown'd;
And ye tall Cedars, celebrate his Praise,
That in his Temple Sacred Altars raise.
"A Paraphrase On The CXLVIIIth Psalm" by Wentworth Dillon
The berries on the hedgerow ripen well—
Holly and cedar, burniug-bush and brier;
The partridge drums in some half-hidden dell,
Where all the ground is gemmed with leaves that fell
Last storm from the tall maple’s crown of fire.
"October" by George Arnold

In news:

A ground squirrel trapped during routine monitoring at the Cedar Grove Campground on Palomar Mountain has tested positive for plague, County vector control officials announced Thursday, May 3.
Harwell, Cedar Park run Tivy into ground.
In early June a 300-year-old Alaskan Yellow Cedar log arrived at the Oregon Country Fair grounds.
Amusement park operator Cedar Fair says a legal dispute won't ground a new high-flying ride planned for several of its parks.
There was illumination in the sky and on the ground along Brentwood Drive NE in Cedar Rapids Wednesday evening as a waxing crescent moon shone in a clear sky over houses decked in Christmas lights.
The Springfield Tigers veered away from their usual ground and pound style of football Friday night in their 27-19 win over the Cedar Mountain/Comfrey Cougars, going instead to the air game.
Try scrubbing pots with wood ash, downed pine needles, or shreds of soft bark (like cedar) from the ground.
Cedar Point says it isn't sure whether its newest thrill ride that swings riders 300-feet above the ground will be fixed in time to operate this year.
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