Definition of Cherry tree

1. Noun. Any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood.

Definition of Cherry tree

1. Noun. A tree of the subgenus (spelink Cerasus), the members of which are valued agriculturally for their fruit, the cherry. The wood of the tree, cherrywood, is also valued in woodworking. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cherry Tree

cherry knocking
cherry laurel
cherry laurels
cherry pepper
cherry pick
cherry picked
cherry picker
cherry pickers
cherry picking
cherry picks
cherry pitter
cherry plum
cherry red
cherry stone
cherry tomato
cherry tree (current term)
cherry trees
cherry wood
cherrystone clam

Literary usage of Cherry tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads by George Lyman Kittredge (1896)
"The Cherry-Tree Carol,' Sylvester, A Garland of Christmas Carols, p. 45. d. ' The Cherry-Tree,' THE proper story of this highly popular carol is derived ..."

2. The Mother of Washington and Her Times by Sara Agnes Rice Pryor (1903)
"Really, we cannot give up our cherry tree! It is deeply rooted. ... We positively decline to bury the little hatchet or uproot the cherry tree ! ..."

3. American Ballads and Songs by Louise Pound (1922)
"19 THE cherry tree CAROL When Joseph was an old man, an old man was he, He married Virgin ... The cherry tree bowed low down, bowed low down to the ground, ..."

4. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"The story of the cherry tree rests solely on Weems's authority and is of very slight credibility; the account of Marion, which purported to be by Weems and ..."

5. Poetry for Children by Samuel Eliot (1879)
"REDDIE saw some fine ripe cherries Hanging on a cherry-tree, And he said, " You pretty cherries. Will you not come down to me ? " "Thank you, kindly," said ..."

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