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Definition of Osier

Osier
Osier O"sier, n. [F. osier: cf. Prov. F. oisis, Armor. ozil, aozil, Gr. ?, ?, ?, L. vitex, and E. withy.] (Bot.) (a) A kind of willow (Salix viminalis) growing in wet places in Europe and Asia, and introduced into North America. It is considered the best of the willows for basket work. The name is sometimes given to any kind of willow. (b) One of the long, pliable twigs of this plant, or of other similar plants. The rank of osiers by the murmuring stream. --Shak. Osier bed, or Osier holt, a place where willows are grown for basket making. [Eng.] Red osier. (a) A kind of willow with reddish twigs (Salix rubra). (b) An American shrub (Cornus stolonifera) which has slender red branches; -- also called osier cornel.
Osier
Osier O"sier, a. Made of osiers; composed of, or containing, osiers. ``This osier cage of ours.' --Shak.

Meaning of Osier from wikipedia

- Osier may refer to: Willow or osiers, a genus of deciduous trees and shrubs Common osier (Salix viminalis), a species of willow Red osier (Cornus sericea)...
- Cornus sericea, syn. C. stolonifera, Swida sericea, red osier or red-osier dogwood, is a species of flowering plant in the family Cornaceae, native throughout...
- Osier is a po****ted place in Conejos County, Colorado, USA. It is an old railroad settlement and train stop approximately halfway along the ****bres and...
- Osier is a ghost town in Delta County, in the U.S. state of Michigan. A post office was established at Osier in 1898, closed in 1901, reopened in 1910...
- Willows, also called sallows and osiers, form the genus Salix, around 400 species of deciduous trees and shrubs, found primarily on moist soils in cold...
- Faith Hope Among’in Osier is an award-winning Kenyan immunologist, paediatrician and educator. Faith Osier was born in Kenya in 1972. trained the University...
- In tableware the Osier pattern is a moulded basket-weave pattern in delicate relief used round the borders of porcelain plates and other pieces of flatware...
- each morning from Antonito and Chama. Both trains meet at Osier Colorado for lunch. At Osier, lunch is served to p****engers in a modern dining hall. From...
- L'Osier is a Michelin Guide 3-star cl****ic French cuisine restaurant in Chuo-ku, Tokyo. It is located on the second floor of its own two-story building...
- Salix viminalis, the basket willow, common osier or osier, is a species of willow native to Europe, Western Asia, and the Himalayas. Salix viminalis is...
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