from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The gray pine, Pinus divaricata.


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  • He was forced to slow down as he wound through the sparse jack-pine forest that surrounded the marsh.

    Dance Of Death

  • Thus reinforced he continued to put the leagues behind him till night, when he slept under a convenient jack-pine.

    The Black Buccaneer

  • In the dim light of dawn Bill picked his way up through the jack-pine flat.

    North of Fifty-Three

  • They sat on the bowlder for a few minutes, then scrambled downhill to the jack-pine flat, and built their evening fire.

    North of Fifty-Three

  • High in the air he bucked, swapping ends like a flash, and landing with all four feet "on a dollar," his legs stiff as jack-pine posts.

    The Texan A Story of the Cattle Country

  • The jack-pine shadows reached far into the clearing as Oskar fastened on his skis and headed back along the tote-road.

    The Challenge of the North

  • Herself she blamed for trying to carve intaglios in good wholesome jack-pine.

    Main Street

  • He scolded himself for permitting her intrusion, and turned his mind to the mellow fields where he would follow the plough until the sun dipped into the Rockies, And then he would turn the horses loose for food and rest, and in the shack the jack-pine knots would be frying in the kitchen stove, and the little table would be set, and

    The Homesteaders A Novel of the Canadian West

  • He already had a cellar-door and a chicken coop which did not belong to him, while a "wash" he did not recognize was lodged in his woodpile of jack-pine and ground-cedar in the backyard.

    The Lady Doc

  • Towards evening we came into heavier timber again, chiefly poplar, with here and there a jack-pine.

    Janey Canuck in the West


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