Definition of Boortrees
1. boortree [n] - See also: boortree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Boortrees
boortrees (current term)
Literary usage of Boortrees
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns, William Ernest Henley (1897)
"Boord-en', board-end: "sitting at yon boord- en'," 214. boortrees, " the shrub-elder, planted much of old in hedges of barnyards " (RB) : " thro' the ..."
2. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers by Thomas Humphry Ward (1916)
"Aft 'yont the dyke she 's heard you bummin, W' eerie drone ; Or, rustlin, thro' the boortrees* comin, Wi' heavy groan. Ae dreary, windy, winter night, ..."