Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as dogwood, 1.
“Nautauquas had seated himself in the crotch of a dogwood-tree and looked with interest at his sister below him.”
“On a southern hillside he found a dogwood-tree with its blossomed firmament of white stars.”
“Flower and leaf resemble those of the dogwood-tree, to which family the bunchberry belongs.”
“Fox crope up de leanin 'dogwood-tree twel he come nigh de grapes, en den he sorter ballunce hisse'f on a lim' en gun um a swipe wid his big bushy tail, fer ter bresh off de bugs.”
“On you goes down de hill twel you come ter 'n'er branch, en on dat branch dars a dogwood-tree leanin' 'way over, en nigh dat dogwood dars a vine, en in dat vine, dar you'll fine yo' grapes.”
“My eyes being attracted by a little commotion on a dogwood-tree, I saw a saucy tufted titmouse chasing with cries one of the wrens who had food in its beak.”
“I sat down upon a log -- that same log of the liriodendron -- and under the shade of a spreading dogwood-tree.”
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