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Definition of Birches
BirchesBirch 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.
Meaning of Birches from wikipedia
- black birches
. White-barked birches
for their appearance
in winter. The Himalayan birch
- later collected
in Frost's third
book Mountain Interval
When I see birches
bend to left and right Across
of straighter darker
- The Birches
to: The Birches
Armagh, a settlement
in Northern Ireland
(Belgrade Lakes, Maine), a house listed
on the U.S....
- the Navy's birches
, the Admiralty
had specimens called patterned birch
(as well as a patterned
cane), kept in every major
dockyard, as birches
had to be...
- Birches Bridge
is an area of Codsall, Staffordshire. It is situated
to the northwest
of Wolverhampton between Bilbrook
and Codsall. Birches Bridge
(balanced iterative reducing
and clustering using
hierarchies) is an unsupervised
data mining algorithm
used to perform hierarchical
is the common
name for trees
of the genus
may also refer
, a clustering algorithm
" (poem), a poem by Robert...
- 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...
pest on birch trees
(Betula), frequently killing
them. The river birch Betula nigra
is the most resistant
species, other American birches
less so, while...
- Silver Birches
to: in Canada Silver Birches
(Salvation Army Camp), in Newfoundland, near Corner Brook
in the United States Silver Birches
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