Definition of Birch tree

1. Noun. Any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birch Tree

birch bark
birch beer
birch bolete
birch bracket
birch family
birch leaf miner
birch oil
birch rod
birch sap
birch tar
birch tar oil
birch tree (current term)
birchbark canoe
bird's-eye bush
bird's-eye maple

Literary usage of Birch tree

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1. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Arthur Stedman, Edmund Clarence Stedman (1894)
"... wondrous secret show, Did we but pay the love we owe, And with a child's undoubting wisdom look On all these living pages of God's book. THE BIRCH-TREE. ..."

2. On the Study of Celtic Literature by Matthew Arnold (1867)
"... in his mountain birch-tree, or his Easter-daisy among the Swiss farms. To decide where the gift for natural * Take the following attempt to render the ..."

3. Vision of Sir Launfal by James Russell Lowell (1900)
"The Birch-tree •RIPPLING through thy branches goes the sunshine, Among thy leaves that palpitate for ever, Ovid in thee a pining Nymph had prisoned, ..."

4. The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Herbert Dickinson, Joseph Quincy Adams, Joaquin Miller, Robert B. Honeyman (1883)
"Of your yellow bark, О Birch-Tree ! Growing by the rushing river. ... Lay aside your cloak, О Birch-Tree ! Lay aside your white-skin wrapper, For the Summer ..."

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