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Definition of Longleaf
1. an evergreen tree [n -LEAVES]
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Literary usage of Longleaf
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Lumber Industry of America by James Elliott Defebaugh (1906)
"Of all the above named coniferous species, four are of conspicuous value: The longleaf pine, the shortleaf pine, the loblolly pine and the cypress. ..."
2. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1914)
"The region lies within the longleaf pine belt in what is known locally as the pine ridges. ... The forest is pure longleaf pine and practically all virgin. ..."
3. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey, James Aston (1919)
"Effect of Bleeding on Strength of longleaf Pine.—The wood of pine trees which have been bled for turpentine is just as strong as that of ..."
4. A Working Plan for Forest Lands in Hampton and Beaufort Counties, South Carolina by Thomas Herrick Sherrard (1903)
"This result is less noticeable in the case of the longleaf Pine than in that of the other pines on the tract, because of the greater power of the longleaf ..."
5. Lumber and Its Uses by Royal Shaw Kellogg (1919)
"1x4 is 3x3} F; 1x6 is 3x5} F. longleaf and Shortleaf Pine (Southern Pine Ass'n) Same as above. Cypress and Tupelo (So. Cypress Mfrs. Ass'n) . ..."
6. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1892)
"leaf, in the market a mixture of longleaf, shortleaf, loblolly, and Cuban pine satisfies the name. In England, where probably nothing but longleaf pine is ..."
7. A Manual for Northern Woodsmen by Austin Cary (1919)
"longleaf PINE, IN BOARD FEET, BY THE SCRIBNER RULE Based on 614 trees ... Shortleaf pine, as shown by other work of the Service, follows longleaf closely. ..."
8. The Cost of Growing Timber by Royal Shaw Kellogg, Edwin Allen Ziegler (1911)
"longleaf pine is a slow-growing species, and it requires almost 90 years to reach a ... In longleaf pine the first cutting diameter is set higher than in ..."