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- n. The tree that bears the almond.
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- n. the tree bearing the almond.
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- n. any of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nuts
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Replied the Stoker, Whilst thou wast aswoon there came up to me but now an Eunuch, with a long staff of almond tree wood in his hand, who took to looking in all the people’s faces, as they lay asleep, and asked me who it was recited the verses, finding none awake but myself.
There is severall sorts of strawbery's but ye vermillion is ye finest, very large as any Garden strawbery and of a fine scarlet Coullour, but its a Later sort; there was a pretty almond tree in Bloome ye flower not unlike a Rosemary flower.
The Hebrew term luz occurs only in (Genesis 30: 37) Authorities are divided between the hazel and the almond tree as representing the luz.
The fields were tilled, the vine-stocks greening; the almond tree blossomed by the fallen wall.