Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A black and white illustration of a decorative tree branch (or vine branch) rectangular border enclosing prose and partial text of a poem entitled "Eva Putting a Wreath of Flowers Round Tom's Neck."

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • A black and white illustration of a decorative tree branch (or vine branch) rectangular border enclosing three scenes related to Simon Legree striking Uncle Tom with a whip while other slaves look on, and the partial text of a poem entitled "Legree Striking Tom."

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • A black and white illustration of a decorative tree branch (or vine branch) rectangular border enclosing three scenes, including the figures of Uncle Tom seated in an ornate courtyard (or garden) with Evangeline St. Clare ( "Eva") putting a wreath of flowers around his neck, and the partial text of a poem entitled "Eva Putting a Wreath of Flowers Round Tom's Neck."

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • A black and white illustration of a decorative tree branch (or vine branch) rectangular border enclosing the lyrics (or text) and musical notes of a song entitled "Little Eva Song; Uncle Tom's Guardian Angel," the words of which were written by John B. Whittier and the music by Manuel Emilio.

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • A black and white illustration of a decorative tree branch (or vine branch) rectangular border enclosing three scenes related to the death of Evangeline St. Clare ( "Eva"), including the figure of Eva on her deathbed, surrounded by her family and various slaves, and the partial text of a poem entitled "Death of Eva."

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • A black and white illustration of a decorative tree branch (or vine branch) rectangular border enclosing three scenes, including the figures of George and Eliza Harris, their son Harry dressed as a girl, and Mrs. Smyth, on the shoreline (or bank) of a lake with baggage next to them and a departing steam boat in the background.

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • A black and white illustration of a decorative tree branch (or vine branch) rectangular border enclosing three scenes related to the sale of Eliza Harris 'son Harry by Arthur Shelby to Haley, a slave trader, and partial text of a poem entitled "The Sale of Little Harry."

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • A black and white illustration of a decorative tree branch (or vine branch) rectangular border enclosing prose and a poem entitled "Arrival in the Land of Freedom."

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • He quickly dismounted and secured the reins to the nearest tree branch and then began to make his way through the denseness.

    Gentle Warrior

  • A black and white illustration of a decorative tree branch (or vine branch) rectangular border enclosing three scenes related to the escape and defence by George Harris, Jim Selden and Phineas Fletcher of Eliza Harris, Harry Harris and Jim's mother, against Tom Loker and others in a rocky landscape, and partial text of a poem entitled "The Defence."

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

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