Salmon, tuna, sturgeon, mussels, oysters, and sable are marinated and smoked using hickory and alder wood.
She led the way silently until they reached a thick copse of birch and alder near the strand.
I wouldn't go down by the stream, Barbara—not to the pool where the alder is.
There was an alder, ivy-grown, beside the stream—a tree with those lines which take an artist's fancy.
Mr. alder is on other business that he had to attend to at the editor's request.
He had pitched his camp at the edge of a thicket of alder and aspen near a narrow stream of water in a big arroyo.
The bark and twigs of alder are used for dyeing brown and black.
When they had gone about a mile, they found a spot where the river had set back over the bank, freezing in some alder bushes.
When the pail was full, Mr. alder poured some into a shiny can, and took the rest to the dairy.
Mr. alder told him who she was, while Clematis was looking at the neat little cottage.
tree related to the birch, Old English alor "alder" (with intrusive -d- added 14c.; the historical form aller survived until 18c. in literary English and persists in dialects, e.g. Lancashire owler, which is partly from Norse), from Proto-Germanic *aliso (cf. Old Norse ölr, Danish elle, Swedish al, Dutch els, German erle), from *el-, the ancient PIE name of the tree (cf. Russian olicha, Polish olcha, Latin alnus, Lithuanian alksnis).
Alder Al·der (äl'dər), Kurt. 1902-1958.
German chemist. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the structure of organic matter.