silver-bell tree

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n silver-bell tree medium-sized tree of West Virginia to Florida and Texas
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Silver-bell tree (Bot) an American shrub or small tree (Halesia tetraptera) with white bell-shaped flowers in clusters or racemes; the snowdrop tree.
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Usage

In literature:

The flowers of trees give names to tulip tree, silver-bell tree, and fringe tree.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
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In poetry:

Oh, the great city's madness when at nightfall
The crippled trees gape by the blackened wall,
The spirit of evil peers from a silver mask;
Lights with magnetic scourge drive off the stony night.
Oh, the sunken pealing of evening bells.
"To The Silenced" by Georg Trakl

In news:

LANSING, MI (WLMI ) The 28th annual Silver Bells Festival begins Friday night 92.9 WLMI is carrying a live stream of the parade and tree lighting below.
LANSING , MI (WLMI ) The 28th annual Silver Bells Festival begins Friday night 92.9 WLMI is carrying a live stream of the parade and tree lighting below.
Silver and gold bells hang over Bellagio's 45-foot-tall Shasta fir, the largest holiday tree ever displayed at the Las Vegas resort.
The tree lighting is the key event of the annual Silver Bells In The City in downtown Lansing.
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