Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of sallow.

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Examples

  • Going through the woods, we were never far from the song of grasshopper warblers, our Hampshire cicadas, in the sallows of the bogs and marshes.

    Wildwood

  • Going through the woods, we were never far from the song of grasshopper warblers, our Hampshire cicadas, in the sallows of the bogs and marshes.

    Wildwood

  • Those bleak landscapes, the withered sallows along dismally muddy roads, the gray crows flapping across gray skies, the sudden whiff of some amazing recollection at a most ordinary corner—all this pathetic dimness, all this lovely weakness, all this Chekhovian dove-gray world is worth treasuring in the glare of those strong, self-sufficient worlds that are promised us by the worshippers of totalitarian states.

    A true democrat ...

  • Those bleak landscapes, the withered sallows along dismally muddy roads, the gray crows flapping across gray skies, the sudden whiff of some amazing recollection at a most ordinary corner — all this pathetic dimness, all this lovely weakness, all this Chekhovian dove-gray world is worth treasuring in the glare of those strong, self-sufficient worlds that are promised us by the worshippers of totalitarian states.

    Vladimir Nabokov on Chekhov

  • Those bleak landscapes, the withered sallows along dismally muddy roads, the gray crows flapping across gray skies, the sudden whiff of some amazing recollection at a most ordinary corner — all this pathetic dimness, all this lovely weakness, all this Chekhovian dove-gray world is worth treasuring in the glare of those strong, self-sufficient worlds that are promised us by the worshippers of totalitarian states.

    Vladimir Nabokov on Chekhov

  • It was a deep hollow in the midst of a wide field; the shelving sides were overgrown with trees and bushes, a belt of sallows surrounded it on the top, a steep winding path led down into the depths, practicable, however, for a light cart, like mine; at the bottom was an open space, and there I pitched my tent, and there I contrived to put up my forge.

    Lavengro

  • The very sallows by the brook seemed to appeal to him.

    John Caldigate

  • Now, everything irritated him: the two sallows, one all gold and perfume and murmur, one silver-green and bristly, reminded him, that here he had taught her about pollination.

    The Prussian Officer and Other Stories

  • They headed down a slope toward a cool, inviting glen with tall sallows shading a particularly green lea.

    The Plains of Passage

  • I thought they were sallows, but I've never seen any the size of trees before.

    The Plains of Passage

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