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Definition of Birch
BirchBirch Birch (b[~e]rch), n.; pl. Birches (-[e^]z). [OE.
birche, birk, AS. birce, beorc; akin to Icel. bj["o]rk, Sw.
bj["o]rk, Dan. birk, D. berk, OHG. piricha, MHG. birche,
birke, G. birke, Russ. bereza, Pol. brzoza, Serv. breza, Skr.
bh[=u]rja. [root]254. Cf. 1st Birk.]
1. A tree of several species, constituting the genus
Betula; as, the white or common birch (B. alba) (also
called silver birch and lady birch); the dwarf birch (B.
glandulosa); the paper or canoe birch (B. papyracea);
the yellow birch (B. lutea); the black or cherry birch
2. The wood or timber of the birch.
3. A birch twig or birch twigs, used for flogging.
Note: The twigs of the common European birch (B. alba), being
tough and slender, were formerly much used for rods in
schools. They were also made into brooms.
The threatening twigs of birch. --Shak.
4. A birch-bark canoe.
Birch of Jamaica, a species (Bursera gummifera) of
Birch partridge. (Zo["o]l.) See Ruffed grouse.
Birch wine, wine made of the spring sap of the birch.
Oil of birch.
(a) An oil obtained from the bark of the common European
birch (Betula alba), and used in the preparation of
genuine (and sometimes of the imitation) Russia
leather, to which it gives its peculiar odor.
(b) An oil prepared from the black birch (B. lenta),
said to be identical with the oil of wintergreen, for
which it is largely sold.
Birch Birch, a.
Of or pertaining to the birch; birchen.
BirchBirch Birch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Birched (b[~e]rcht); p. pr.
& vb. n. Birching.]
To whip with a birch rod or twig; to flog.
Meaning of Birch from wikipedia
- A birch
is a thin-leaved deciduous hardwood
tree of the genus Betula
(/ˈbɛtjʊlə/), in the family
alders, hazels, and hornbeams...
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is a form of corporal punishment
with a birch
rod, typically applied
to the recipient's bare buttocks, although occasionally
to the back and/or...
- Thora Birch
11, 1982) is an American actress
and producer. She made her film debut
in Purple People Eater
(1988), for which
she won a Young...
beer is a beverage which
is commonly found
as a carbonated
made from herbal extracts
it was originally
sap, birch water
or birch juice
is the sap directly tapped
alba (white birch
), Betula pendula
- The John Birch Society
(JBS) is an American political advocacy group supporting
anti-communism and limited
government. It has been described
as a paleoconservative...
bark or birchbark
is the bark of several Eurasian
and North American birch trees
of the genus
Betula. The strong
and water-resistant cardboard-like...
tar or birch pitch
is a substance
(liquid when heated) derived
from the dry distillation
of the bark of the birch
tree. It is composed
- Curly birch
var. carelica) is a variant
of the plant species silver birch
as warty birch
, European white birch
, or East Asian...
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