wood laurel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wood laurel a North American evergreen shrub having glossy leaves and white or rose-colored flowers
    • n wood laurel bushy Eurasian shrub with glossy leathery oblong leaves and yellow-green flowers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wood laurel (Bot) a European evergreen shrub (Daphne Laureola).
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Usage

In literature:

There was a laurel-hedged walk which curved round the secret garden and ended at a gate which opened into a wood, in the park.
"The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Not often is the singer coffined in laurel- wood.
"Shelley An Essay" by Francis Thompson
In the evening, they walked on the lonely banks of the Orontes, and lost themselves in the laurel woods.
"Thais" by Anatole France
Even the rotting leaves that lay thick in the crypt-like woods seemed to him the dead laurels of its past heroes and sages.
"Trent's Trust and Other Stories" by Bret Harte
With a few exceptions, they have only one fault, too many laurel woods; cut them down a little.
"The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times" by Alfred Biese
From my own woods will come in spring (the only safe time to move them) masses of mountain laurel and azalea.
"How To Write Special Feature Articles" by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
She ran down the laurel walk, crossed the stile, and was soon safely on her way to the Inchguile woods.
"The Argosy" by Various
These cliffs are reached by a charming walk through a beech wood, and are distant about a mile from the Laurel House.
"Continental Monthly , Vol V. Issue III. March, 1864" by Various
Keep in the woods to Laurel.
"The Entailed Hat" by George Alfred Townsend
Small cup or dish carved from laurel or cucumber wood.
"Illustrated Catalogue of a Portion of the Collections Made" by William H. Holmes
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In poetry:

Above the road, near a thicket of laurel,
I caught her in her gathered veils,
And smelled the scent of her immense body.
Dawn and the child fell together at the bottom of the wood.
"Dawn" by Arthur Rimbaud
Another music then we hear,
A cry from the Sicilian dell,
'Here 'mid sweet grapes and laurel dwell;
Slips by from wood-girt Aetna's dome
Snow-cold the stream and clear:--
Hither to me, come, Galataea, come!'
"A Dorset Idyl" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

Frankie Harris fell into the water after a boat accident at Woods Creek Lake in Laurel County.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Deputies tell us a fire that started in the woods later spread to a Laurel County cemetery .
Police identified the woman who was found dead on Sunday in a wooded area in Laurel.
Woman's body found in woods in Laurel .
The body of a woman was found in a wooded area in Laurel Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
News»Top Stories» Woman's Body Found in Laurel Woods.
Police identified the woman who was found dead on Sunday in a wooded area in Laurel .
Howard County police say the body of woman has been found in a wooded area in Laurel .
Woman's body found in Laurel woods.
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