white poplar

  1. a poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States; has white bark and leaves with whitish undersurfaces
  2. light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer
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How To Use white poplar In A Sentence

  • To me, as well as being my old mate, he's a fine, outstanding example of a White Poplar.
  • _tussis ago_, "I drive away a cold"; and _farfar_, the white poplar tree, which has a similar leaf. Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure
  • The white poplar is superior to the black, in that it dries more quickly and emits a greater heat. Janey Canuck in the West
  • The beautiful tulip-tree (_liriodendron_) was easily distinguished by its straight column-like trunks, out of which are sawed those great planks of _white poplar_ you may have seen, for that is the name by which it is known among carpenters and builders. The Boy Hunters
  • I eulogize the tall and straight trunk of the white poplar.
  • [Bailey, in his _Dictionary_, says, "An abele-tree is a fine kind of white poplar. Notes and Queries, Number 74, March 29, 1851 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.
  • To me, as well as being my old mate, he's a fine, outstanding example of a White Poplar.
  • Other varieties of the common white poplar or abele are occasionally useful, although most of them sprout badly and may become a nuisance. Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)
  • Pyramidal cypress and white poplar are used in an estimated 75 percent of the quickset hedgerows in the lower Rhone.
  • It is said that a pet dog was buried under a white poplar tree, the near 4 square meters' area was surrounded with fence, and there were flowers around the marble tombstone.
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