from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Obsolete spellings of sumac.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) Sumac.
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- noun Dated form of
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- noun a shrub or tree of the genus Rhus (usually limited to the non-poisonous members of the genus)
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Hugging the coast, which is fringed with tamarisk and an occasional shumac, we come next to Porto Secco, another tiny settlement among vegetable gardens.
Now, Mr. Granger had a head as red as a shumac bush; and when she carried the candle close to the beds to take another tally, there was thirteen children, sure enough, but if there wa'n't a red-headed Granger right in amongst our boys in the turn-up bedstead!
The azalia, the shumac, and every variety of that beautiful mischief, the kalmia, are in equal profusion.
"Turn down here to the right and keep the shumac bushes between us and them.