weeping willow

NOUN
  1. willow with long drooping branches and slender leaves native to China; widely cultivated as an ornamental
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How To Use weeping willow In A Sentence

  • Through the branches, and you reached an overgrown stone path that led to an ancient mulberry tree, falling in the shape of a weeping willow.
  • The weeping willow tree can often be spotted drooping into lakes and rivers. Times, Sunday Times
  • Of meadowgrass and riverflags, the bulrush and waterweed, and of fallen griefs of weeping willow. Finnegans Wake
  • The banks of the pretty little river Avon, upon which Christchurch is built, are thickly fringed with weeping willows, interspersed with a few other trees, and with clumps of tohi, which is exactly like the Pampas grass you know so well in English shrubberies. Station Life in New Zealand
  • Included in these poetic images is a shot of a few soldiers, who are dressed in white, one piece bio-warfare suits with gas masks covering their faces throughout the movie, standing with flashlights or lanterns in a beautiful grassy field with a weeping willow tree with the edges of the frame softened by morning fog. How I got scolded by a Paul Giamatti lookalike or my review of The Crazies
  • Invasive aliens, mainly weeping willows, which are the dominant species at the dam, were eradicated.
  • The weeping willow tree can often be spotted drooping into lakes and rivers. Times, Sunday Times
  • Weeping willow roots undermine the foundations of concrete pools and their leaves pollute the water with a toxic chemical akin to aspirin.
  • No sword-grass grows about the margin; there are no blue water forget-me-nots, nor broad lily leaves; the grass at the brim is short and thick, and the weeping willows that droop over the edge grow picturesquely enough. Eve and David
  • Vast tombs, embowered beneath the weeping willow and the fir tree, told of the antiquities of the Lloyd family, as well as of their wealth.
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