elm tree

  1. any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees
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How To Use elm tree In A Sentence

  • Elm tree shadows crept across the street and spelled doom for my project.
  • They both feel too carefree and happy to worry about crashing into the big elm tree.
  • The great elm trees gave shelter from the wind.
  • In summer, especially lush vegetation, holly leaves shiny shiny, elm tree with luxuriant foliage, give people put up a thick green shade.
  • These martial strains seemed as far away as Palestine, and reminded me of a march of crusaders in the horizon, with a slight tantivy and tremulous motion of the elm tree tops which overhang the village. Walden
  • It was a treat, as well, to see the rare white letter hairstreak butterfly, that spends most of its time in the tops of elm trees, come down to take nectar from some bramble blossom, close enough to see the initial ‘W’ on its underwing.
  • The great elm trees gave shelter from the wind.
  • I saw my monument (rather a mean little affair, and I wished I knew who'd done it), and the old elm tree and the sea view vanished like a puff of steam, and then all about me -- a multitude no man could number, nations, tongues, kingdoms, peoples -- children of all the ages, in an amphitheatral space as vast as the sky. The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories
  • Rookeries were often found in elm trees when elms grew tall in farmland hedges. Times, Sunday Times
  • The sheriff, a man built like an elm tree in a knee-length brown parka and a fur-lined earflap cap, pointed at the body. The Hanging Tree
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