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  • n. Plural form of beechwood.


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  • He turned his passion into his profession, studying Cotswold beechwoods for his PhD and later lectured in ecology.

    Patrick Barkham: Hunting butterflies, finding Dad

  • Holiday, a short, thick-set man in a shabby silk hat was marching painfully through the twilight behind the beechwoods on the road to

    The Invisible Man

  • Long walks through the beechwoods circling Beaumont, with the dried beech husks and leaves from the previous year crunching beneath her feet.

    Purchased For Revenge

  • He was walking knee high in bracken across an open space in the beechwoods that diversify

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

  • He wears huge sabots — no doubt of beechwoods and (as fragments of the inscription “John Stickells, Iping,” show) sacks for socks, and his trousers and jacket are unmistakably cut from the remains of a gaily patterned carpet.

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

  • It lay down along the valley beneath the beechwoods of the Hanger, a beading of thatched and red-tiled cottages — cottages with trellised porches and pyracanthus-lined faces, that clustered closer and closer as the road dropped from the yew trees by the church towards the bridge.

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

  • I remember that we talked about flowers and beechwoods and red squirrels and things, and when I remember that I cannot help wondering a little.


  • The note of the first bird singing deep among the beechwoods found her awake and guessing the name before slipping noiselessly outdoors to see if the warbler could be discovered.

    The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest

  • Often in the late of the year he would be away on the great hills of Bury and Bignor and Houghton and Rewell, with their beechwoods burning on their sides and in their hollows, and their rolling shoulders lifted out of those autumn fires to meet in freedom the freedom of the clouds.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • He knew where the finest spruce-gum was to be found, in pale amber knots on the lichened bark, he knew where the nuts grew thickest in the beechwoods around the Harbour Head, and where the best trouting places up the brooks were.

    Rainbow Valley


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