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rock elm

noun
1.
an elm, Ulmus thomasii, of eastern North America, having deeply furrowed, grayish-brown bark.
2.
the hard, heavy wood of this tree, used for making furniture and in the manufacture of various types of containers.
Origin of rock elm
1820-1830
1820-30
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  • The margin of this river, on either side, was fringed with tall stately trees, called the rock-elm.

    Walter Harland Harriet S. Caswell

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