willow family

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n willow family two genera of trees or shrubs having hairy catkins: Salix; Populus
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Usage

In literature:

We passed two negro families on a raft tied up in the willows this morning.
"Life On The Mississippi, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
It was the merriest Christmas ever known at Willow Lawn, and the first time there had been anything of the atmosphere of family frolic and fun.
"The Young Step-Mother" by Charlotte M. Yonge
We passed two negro families on a raft tied up in the willows this morning.
"Life On The Mississippi, Part 9." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
We passed two negro families on a raft tied up in the willows this morning.
"Life On The Mississippi, Part 12." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Under the willow-tree, Frank and La Roche busied themselves in spreading a very small white tent for Mr Stanley and his family.
"Ungava" by R.M. Ballantyne
The willow family presents great contrasts, both physical and sentimental.
"Getting Acquainted with the Trees" by J. Horace McFarland
The willow-cutting grew and grew quickly, after the manner of the family.
"The Old Willow Tree and Other Stories" by Carl Ewald
For market I prefer Missouri Pippin, Ben Davis, and Willow Twig, and for family orchard Yellow Transparent, Maiden's Blush, and Jonathan.
"The Apple" by Various
This is a large tree family; the black willow may be found growing upon the banks of streams and lakes.
"Woodcraft" by Alan Douglas
It is needless to say that upon receipt of these letters in Willow Bend the Turck family fairly glowed.
"The Cassowary" by Stanley Waterloo
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In news:

Schorr Family Firehouse Stage 46-48 Willow Street Johnson City NY 13790.
A Clovis family returned home Tuesday evening to find their home ransacked and one of their dogs dead, police Cpl John Willow said.
Wayne Eller, executive director of East Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity, is walking from Cambridge to Duluth this week to raise money for a family who lost their Willow River home in the June floods.
In her latest bustling romance, Wiggs cooks up a rich stew of family plots past and present, spiced with plenty of generations-old Polish recipes, in this second installment of the Lakeshore Chronicles (after Summer at Willow Lake ).
The Sacramento Coroner 's Office said Kia Vue was found dead by family members who went to her Willow Tree apartment complex Wednesday evening.
The city of Fresno has plans to widen the intersection at Willow and Nees avenues, but it's in a stalemate with the family that owns the last pivotal piece of land.
" Fuzzy " Wilson, 72, died peacefully Sept 9, 2012, at The Willows, surrounded by his loving friends and family.
Willow O'Leary, 10, a fourth-grader at Farwell Elementary School in Lewiston, looks over the book selection with her father, Christopher O'Leary, during the school's Family Fun Night on Thursday.
True poplars are in the willow family of trees, which also contain the genus Populus (cottonwoods), and which is Latin for "people" and was also the Latin name for "tree.
True poplars include aspen (Populus tremuloides), cottonwood (Populus deltoides) and balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera), all members of the willow family.
Private family services for Roger Snider , 87 year old Sundance, Wyoming man who passed away August 31, 2012 at Close To Home Hospice in Gillette, Wyoming, will be held in Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo, Wyoming.
Private family services for Roger Snider , 87 year old Sundance, Wyoming, man who passed away August 31, 2012, at Close To Home Hospice in Gillette, Wyoming, will be held in Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo, Wyoming.
A family drops off baked goods they had acquired from a local store at the Willow Creek Center food pantry Sunday January 31, 2010 in Hoffman Estates a suburb of Chicago, ILL.
00am, Neighborhood Center for Families will host a Reading Summer Camp every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am-10:00am at 6565 Willow Street.
Versa-Lok's Willow Creek Paving Stones arr available in three families of shapes Brickstone, Cobblestone and Circlestone.
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