Ben Bradlee gave us Conversations with Kennedy—a book, ironically, that branch trashed when it came out.
Conversely, Sheikh Afandi, like nearly 80 percent of Dagestani residents, was a member of the Sufi branch of Islam.
At a time when few are disposed to see history as a branch of literature, Lepore occupies a prominent place in American letters.
Furthermore, al-Awlaki is a member of a branch of Yemen's influential Awalik tribe.
The volume of writing has allowed me to branch out into nonfiction articles as well.
It should have broken when it hit the branch of the apple tree.
Caricature, by the way, is a branch of Georgian Art which M. Rouquet neglects.
The importance to the aspirant of this branch of self-training can scarcely be magnified.
At this moment, the note of a bird sounded from the branch of a neighboring tree.
The utmost fidelity and diligence will be expected of all officers in every branch of the public service.
c.1300, braunch, "limb of a tree" (also used of things analogous to it, especially geographic features), from Old French branche "branch, bough, twig; branch of a family" (12c.), from Late Latin branca "footprint," later "a claw, paw," of unknown origin, probably from Gaulish. The connecting notion would be the shape (cf. pedigree). Replaced native bough. Meaning "local office of a business" is first recorded 1817, from earlier sense of "component part of a system" (1690s).
"send out shoots or new limbs," late 14c., also, of blood vessels, family trees, etc., "to be forked," from branch (n.). Meaning "to spread out from a center, radiate" is from c.1400. Related: Branched; branching.
An offshoot or a division of the main portion of a structure, especially that of a nerve, blood vessel, or lymphatic vessel; a ramus.
a symbol of kings descended from royal ancestors (Ezek. 17:3, 10; Dan. 11:7); of prosperity (Job 8:16); of the Messiah, a branch out of the root of the stem of Jesse (Isa. 11:1), the "beautiful branch" (4:2), a "righteous branch" (Jer. 23:5), "the Branch" (Zech. 3:8; 6:12). Disciples are branches of the true vine (John 15:5, 6). "The branch of the terrible ones" (Isa. 25:5) is rightly translated in the Revised Version "the song of the terrible ones," i.e., the song of victory shall be brought low by the destruction of Babylon and the return of the Jews from captivity. The "abominable branch" is a tree on which a malefactor has been hanged (Isa. 14:19). The "highest branch" in Ezek. 17:3 represents Jehoiakim the king.