true fir

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n true fir any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
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Usage

In literature:

The dog went down the blind lead first, then had to turn back along the true one to the fir tree.
"Lives of the Fur Folk" by M. D. Haviland
We have now entered the true mountain forest, and ride beneath yellow pines, incense cedars, Douglas firs and now and then a true fir.
"Guide to Yosemite" by Ansel Hall
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In poetry:

What trees grow on the Chung-nan hill?
The white fir and the plum.
In fur of fox, 'neath 'broidered robe,
Thither our prince is come.
His face glows with vermilion hue.
O may he prove a ruler true!
"In Praise Of A Ruler Of Ts'in" by Confucius