Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See elder.
“On my way to the house, however, I went up to my seat under the elder-tree, and looked up at”
“All of a sudden Pobyedimsky came into sight from behind an elder-tree at the turn of the avenue.”
“Tom," said Maggie, as they sat on the boughs of the elder-tree, eating their jam-puffs, "shall you run away to-morrow?”
“The elder-tree is exactly like that of France, only that its leaf is a little more indented.”
“It is not permitted to "food-reformers" to make "wine," but those readers who are fortunate enough to possess an elder-tree might well preserve the juice of the berries against winter coughs and colds.”
“The berries of the elder-tree are not palatable enough to be used as a common article of food, but in the days when nearly every garden boasted its elder-tree few housewives omitted to make elderberry wine in due season.”
“German folk-lore, men should take off their hats in the presence of an elder-tree.”
“The village-charmer was summoned; he first cut off a slip of elder-tree, and made a notch in it for every wart.”
“German, of course, whereas Hulda was to present the elder-tree scene of _Käthchen von Heilbronn_, with Lieutenant Engelbrecht of the”
“Snow and frost held all the night through; _all that night the Dog (devourer) of the elder-tree howled with unwearying jaws and worried the earth with grim fangs of cold_.”
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