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silver birch

a betulaceous tree, Betula pendula, of N temperate regions of the Old World, having silvery-white peeling bark See also birch (sense 1)
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  • How many gay warblers, following the sun, have radiated from this nest of silver birch and thistle-down!

    Excursions and Poems Henry David Thoreau
  • Country was level plain, with clumps of silver birch at intervals.

  • He was alone, lying beneath a silver birch, his head among the star flowers.

  • But suppose some of the wolves found you in the silver birch Grove?

    Washer the Raccoon
    George Ethelbert Walsh
  • She was standing very lancelike and straight by the slender bole of a silver birch.

    Destiny Charles Neville Buck
  • The silver birch sprinkled that lower world with fairy light.

    The Wolves of God Algernon Blackwood
  • As a silver birch in a pine-wood, her beauty flashed and was gone.

    The Lord of Misrule Alfred Noyes
  • A wood-thrush sang it from a silver birch beside the summer-house, and a bob-white whistled it in the little valley beyond.

    The Valiants of Virginia Hallie Erminie Rives
  • But he saw vividly again a girl straight and slender as a silver birch, with firm, wind-bright skin and dark, mocking eyes.

    Diane of the Green Van Leona Dalrymple
  • As the silver birch among the trees of the wood, so was Adela among the men and women of the world.

    Demos George Gissing

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