willow

[ US /ˈwɪˌɫoʊ/ ]
[ UK /wˈɪlə‍ʊ/ ]
NOUN
  1. any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix
  2. a textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers
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How To Use willow In A Sentence

  • The mysterious jack snipe is a typical bird of the often water-logged northern taiga, birch and willow country.
  • Josefina Scaglione's YouTube video When Mr. Laurents first called the willowy soprano, who speaks with lushly rolled r's and sometimes interrupts conversation to ask the meaning of an English word, she was performing the role of Amber Von Tussle in a Buenos Aires production of "Hairspray. I've Just Met a Girl Named Josefina
  • The forest services are providing for a pilot project involving 47 hectares of short-rotation willow coppice.
  • This is cheap and easy to do with specimens such as berberis, buddleia, cornus, kerria, philadelphus, spirea and willow.
  • Some taxonomic groups are particularly species rich in a global context: any impact of climate warming on such species, for example, willows (Salix spp.), sawflies, stoneflies, wading birds, and salmonid fish, is likely to affect their diversity at the global level. Arctic environments north of the treeline
  • I remember on this occasion of our last sugar bush in Minnesota, that I stood one day outside of our hut and watched the approach of a visitor -- a bent old man, his hair almost white, and carrying on his back a large bundle of red willow, or kinnikinick, which the Indians use for smoking. Indian Boyhood
  • From the Cardrona hotel the valley opens out and willows grow beside the little Cardrona River.
  • I can't see so well, it's getting dark and the reeds are tall here, willowy reeds that slap your face when you climb down with your rake and cull and dreg the day. Dock
  • One of the males used a length of cut hazel to pole the craft out of the willow wood and into clear water.
  • Ford stood next to a willow tree, the thin branches falling around him like a curtain.
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