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  • noun Plural form of elm.

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Examples

  • Phipps said the disappearance of chestnuts and elms from the American landscape was sudden and devastating, both ecologically and for people used to seeing them in the woods.

    U.S. News

  • Phipps said the disappearance of chestnuts and elms from the American landscape was sudden and devastating, both ecologically and for people used to seeing them in the woods.

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  • The light green of the elms was as yet undimmed by the dust of summer, and the air was like the elixir of life.

    Our Little Canadian Cousin

  • But the elms are a glory of dull gold; every twig is fringed with blossoms.

    Some Spring Days in Iowa

  • There have been very few prouder or happier moments in his life than that in which he first felt that the old house under the elms was his.

    Great Fortunes and How They Were Made

  • There have been very few prouder or happier moments in his life than that in which he first felt that the old house under the elms was his.

    Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made

  • It was called the elms, a long avenue of elms leading to the little house and skirting the broad green meadows.

    Dora Thorne

  • We were lying on the grassy bank of the Isis, enjoying a quiet afternoon picnic under the high elms.

    Exit the Actress

  • We were lying on the grassy bank of the Isis, enjoying a quiet afternoon picnic under the high elms.

    Exit the Actress

  • Mountain and Stone will thus be largely screened from Independence Avenue, along which new elms have been planted as well.

    In Search of Dr. King

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