beech family

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n beech family chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus
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Usage

In literature:

It was curious how jealously the old beech partridge watched over the solitudes where these interesting little families roamed.
"Secret of the Woods" by William J. Long
This will was contested by the family; a very complicated affair, Beeching tells me.
"The Town Traveller" by George Gissing
Having some time to spare, and being near the family homestead at Beech Grove, I put in there.
"Marse Henry, Complete" by Henry Watterson
Think of the great families of trees, the maple, the beech, the birch, the hemlock, the spruce, the oak, and so on and on and on.
"Dew Drops, Vol. 37, No. 7, February 15, 1914" by Various
Mrs. Dornwood gave up her house, and at the end of a week Dory sailed the family up to their new home at Beech Hill.
"All Adrift" by Oliver Optic
Hot sunshine flooded the Ghyllside lawn, but there was a belt of shadow beneath a copper beech, where a family group had gathered.
"For the Allinson Honor" by Harold Bindloss
THE blue beech, or American hornbeam, belongs to the birch family rather than to the beeches.
"Forest Trees of Illinois" by Fuller George D.
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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:

All of the oaks fall into the Beech family.
(WHAS) – Family and friends of 13-year-old Lane Goodwin gathered at his visitation Sunday night at Calhoun Baptist Church in Beech Grove, Kentucky.
MFD (Multi Family Dwelling) Address: Beech and Green Streets, Manchester, NH, United States, Google Maps.
His family was deeply involved in auto racing at Beech Ridge Speedway.
Families struggling to put food on the table this year are thankful for the work of Beech Grove-based Servant 's Heart of Indy.
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