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- n. Any coniferous tree in the genus Pinus
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- n. a tree of the genus Pinus; pine.
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- n. a coniferous tree
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In the sands of the beach were the crooked timbers and wave-warped planks of a boat such as my people never built; and I remember on the point of the island which overlooked the ocean three ways there stood a pine tree which never grew there, smooth and straight and tall.
The common Tar which is obtained from the rich pine roots or knots of the common pine tree of this country, is one of the most valuable expectorants in the world.
The Cherokee Physician, or Indian Guide to Health, as Given by Richard Foreman, a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy, With General Rules for Preserving Health without the Use of Medicines. The Diseases of the U. States, with Their Symptoms, Causes, and Means of Prevention, are Treated on in a Satisfactory Manner. It Also Contains a Description of a Variety of Herbs and Roots, Many of which are not Explained in Any Other Book, and their Medical Virtues have Hitherto been Unknown to the Whites; To which is Added a Short Dispensatory.
I remembered how we had hauled that bucket into the great big pine tree next to our apartment complex, high above the bluff where the complex sat, high enough that we could see Oak Knoll Road over the smaller oak trees.
And so saying, he disappeared among the shades of the pine tree at Akasaka, and night fell.
Yet I might appropriately enough have envied the fellow his altitudinous position, if nothing else, remembering how grand and almost grown-up a certain small Massachusetts boy used to feel as he surveyed the world from a perch not half so exalted, in what to his eyes was about the tallest pine tree in the world, up in his father's pasture.
Miss Mary and I fixed up a little pine tree as a Christmas tree, we had no costly gifts, but a few sugar plums in lace bags, and some home made Cornucopias with two or three little wax candles made the tree very attractive to the children.
With his professional-model chain saw he dropped a hundred-foot Monterey pine tree on their new Dodge Evangeline van.
This son of an Irish immigrant with his four brothers and a few other townsmen went out in O'Brien's lumber schooner "The Liberty", and against great odds attacked and captured the British armed schooner, "Margaretta", the captain of which had previously ordered the pine tree set up in the town as a liberty pole to be taken down.
A huge pine tree had fallen from the tree line outside of the fence and rammed a twenty-foot-wide section of the fence into the ground.
Crumpling onto Welken soil, Len rolled over and over until a fallen pine tree stopped him.