from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The great sallow, Salix Caprea. See palm, 3.
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Add that this colouring kept an April freshness; add, too, her mother's height and more than her mother's grace of movement, an outline virginally severe yet flexuous as a palm-willow in April winds; and you have
Spotted orchis leaves are up, and the palm-willow bears its yellow pollen.