broom tree


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n broom tree prickly yellow-flowered shrub of the moors of New England and Europe
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In literature:

The tidy breezes with their brooms Sweep vale, and hill, and tree!
"The Home Book of Verse, Vol. 3 (of 4)" by Various
What dreams of liberty in the tree tops, with John Broom for a playfellow, passed through his crested head, who shall say?
"Tales from Many Sources" by Various
Some apple trees and sweet-briar still in bloom, and broom generally so.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Between thickets of broom there is a glimpse down into a meadow shadowed by the trees of a wood.
"Nature Near London" by Richard Jefferies
Listen: 'Witches' brooms for your Christmas tree!
"A Busy Year at the Old Squire's" by Charles Asbury Stephens
Uncle Joe, returning, had witnessed the slaughter of his broom corn from the top of the hill by the big shell-bark hickory nut trees.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
A small, broom-like plant, that grew among the molle trees, soon attracted his attention.
"The Forest Exiles" by Mayne Reid
We must now return to Captain Broom and his escort, whom we left sitting on a hill covered with trees near the Sebastian rancho.
"Frontier Boys on the Coast" by Capt. Wyn Roosevelt
A small, broom-like plant, that grew among the molle trees, soon attracted his attention.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
The time of flowers, the freshness of trees, and the glory of gorse and broom was over.
"The Invader" by Margaret L. Woods

In poetry:

O sweeter than all things that blow ...
Why have you only left for me
The broom, the cherry's crown of snow,
And thrushes in the linden-tree?
"Song" by Francis Brett Young
Oh! the bonnie weaving broom, whaur aften we did meet,
Wi' its yellow flowers that fell like gowd 'mang our feet;
The bird would stop its sang, but only for a wee,
As we gaed by its nest, 'neath its ain birk-tree.
"The Happy Days O' Youth" by Robert Gilfillan

In news:

The Nevada County FireSafe Council is inviting the public to the next in their series of Scotch Broom challenges this Saturday April 14th in the new Oak Tree Community Park in North San Juan.