yellow poplar

Definitions

  • Work of Ambrosia Beetles in Tulip or Yellow Poplar Wood
    Work of Ambrosia Beetles in Tulip or Yellow Poplar Wood
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow poplar tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work
    • n yellow poplar light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer
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Usage

In literature:

Not far ahead the gleam filtered, pale yellow like sunlight sifting through the leaves of autumn poplars.
"The Moon Pool" by A. Merritt
Long shadows of unseen poplars beyond barred the garden lanes and alleys with bands of black and yellow.
"A Ward of the Golden Gate" by Bret Harte
Yellow poplars, faint as mist, rose slender against the sky along a black shining stream that swirled beside the track.
"Three Soldiers" by John Dos Passos
The native poplars have different shades of green, verging towards yellow, and are very cheerful in the sunshine.
"Passages From The American Notebooks, Volume 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Poplar wood is yellow in color and soft in texture.
"The School Book of Forestry" by Charles Lathrop Pack
Here and there on birch and poplar fluttered a yellowing leaf.
"Kenny" by Leona Dalrymple
I was fishing for those yellow perch by the poplars, and you were baiting my hooks.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
The half-developed leaves of the birch and the poplar are a yellowish-green, not unlike the yellow which they show in autumn.
"Some Spring Days in Iowa" by Frederick John Lazell
In the spring the young foliage of the black poplar has a yellow tint.
"Round About a Great Estate" by Richard Jefferies
The native poplars have different shades of green, verging towards yellow, and are very cheerful in the sunshine.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866" by Various
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In poetry:

The yellow poplar-leaves came down
And like a carpet lay,
No waftings were in the sunny air
To flutter them away;
And he stepped on blithe and debonair
That warm October day.
"Strife and Peace" by Jean Ingelow
But that far lime tree yellowing by the oak,
Warning oak, elm and poplar and each fresh tree
Shaking in the south wind delightedly,
And clover in the closeness of the grass,
Warns also me.
"The Lime Tree" by John Freeman
A man of strife, in wrathful mood
He neared the nurse’s door;
With poplar-leaves the roof and eaves
Were thickly scattered o’er,
And yellow as they a sunbeam lay
Along the cottage floor.
"Strife and Peace" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

Clipper City Brewing in Baltimore will release a new beer called Plank I, an English ale aged on yellow poplar wood during the second fermentation, according to the Arbutus Times.
Mary Jane Fairbank, 80, sits back in her yellow recliner with files and newspaper clippings about her hometown on Poplar Island.
Yellow poplar 's specific gravity:42.
Yellow poplar 's radial shrinkage: 4.6 percent.
Yellow poplar 's tangential shrinkage: 8.2 percent.
Yellow tape drapes the carport and front of a home located at 1012-B Poplar Street in Corbin on Tuesday, after a part of the duplex was damaged by fire on June 3.
Landscapers and gardeners throughout the Midwest have been noticing a sticky material raining out of certain shade trees, predominantly tulip poplar (also known locally as yellow poplar or tulip tree).
I mentioned yellow poplar last month in my post about the Southern yellow pines, so I thought it would be appropriate to follow up on that.
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