Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A palm-lily: same as ti.
  • n. Same as tea-tree.

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Examples

  • We ate on the little balcony with ti-tree towering overhead and birds flitting here and there.

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  • Early in the morning, about seven o'clock when the air was still relatively cool, probably 26 degrees, we slipped out of the house and walked through the ti-tree lined avenues.

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  • Then I put the book down and saw a butterfly struggling in a spider web in a dark corner of tangled ti-tree and ivy.

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  • Later, a stroll back up to the house, retracing our steps under the ti-tree.

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  • The scent of ti-tree weighed heavily on the hot, dry air.

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  • The big pot went onto the stove just as the sun was dancing with the ti-tree, casting liquid gold mixed with long spindly shadows into the big west-facing kitchen window.

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  • Following last week's storms, I was a little anxious but there was no damage to the beach house, just a few ti-tree boughs blown down in the back yard.

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  • The suburbs extend to maybe four o'clock and then the vineyards and ti-tree of the Mornington Peninsula begins.

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  • Here for a few days, up on the hill in the little beach house with the aganpanthuses grinning stupidly in the sunshine and the ti-tree creaking in the heat.

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  • The other form of spat collector he employs consists of cemented slates, arranged ridge-wise on light ti-tree frames, and in some localities these were found to be even more efficacious than the palings.

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