I deliberated for a long time whether I had better cut down the bird-cherry, or not.
The bird-cherry (Prunus padus) grows into a tree of the largest size.
Only then did I understand how the first bird-cherry had grown out on the road.
A bird-cherry grew out on a hazel bush path and choked the bushes.
I had entirely forgotten the bird-cherry, and was thinking only of felling it as quickly as possible.
We cut down a lot of brier bushes, willows, and poplars,—then came the turn of a bird-cherry.
The mountain-ash and the bird-cherry were in bloom; the light, sticky leaves of the aspen were just out.
Hagberry, hag′ber-i, n. the bird-cherry—sometimes Hack′berry.