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English yew

noun
1.
a yew, Taxus baccata, of Eurasia and northern Africa, grown as an ornamental.
Origin of English yew
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Our Privet hedges, new as they are, are of great beauty and satisfaction, and soon will rival the English yew hedges.

    Old-Time Gardens Alice Morse Earle

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