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  • noun A leaf of an ash tree; used attributively in various terms (see Derived terms below).

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Examples

  • It even occurred to me that having roosted a whole night under the same ash-leaf roof, I had somehow been accepted into their company by some ancient law of hospitality.

    Wildwood

  • It even occurred to me that having roosted a whole night under the same ash-leaf roof, I had somehow been accepted into their company by some ancient law of hospitality.

    Wildwood

  • In some places it was once the practice to pluck an ash-leaf in every case where the leaflets were of even number, and to say,

    Among the Trees at Elmridge

  • At a sharp turn just opposite the clerk's house the swaying coach overturned, and the outside passengers were thrown into the midst of his much-prized ash-leaf kidneys.

    The Parish Clerk

  • "Won't you put a few more sugar-bugs in your ash-leaf tea?"

    The Humbugs of the World An Account of Humbugs, Delusions, Impositions, Quackeries, Deceits and Deceivers Generally, in All Ages

  • I have been told that an ash-leaf rubbed on a mosquito-bite will at once take out the sting and itching, and no better remedy can be found for the sting of a bee or a wasp. "

    Among the Trees at Elmridge

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