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birch

BIRCH, n. burch. A genus of trees, the Betula, of which there are several species; as the white or common birch, the dwarf birch, the Canada birch, of which there are several varieties, and the common black birch.

Birch of Jamaica, a species of the Pistacia or turpentine tree.

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BIRCH, n. burch. A genus of trees, the Betula, of which there are several species; as the white or common birch, the dwarf birch, the Canada birch, of which there are several varieties, and the common black birch.

Birch of Jamaica, a species of the Pistacia or turpentine tree.

BIRCH


BIRCH, n. [burch; Sax. birce; D. berken, or berkeboom; Ger. birke; Dan. birk.]

A genus of trees, the Betula, of which there are several species; as, the white or common birch, the dwarf birch, the Canada birch, of which there are several varieties, and the common black birch. Birch of Jamaica, a species of the Pistacia or turpentine tree. – Fam. of Plants.


Birch
  1. A tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula; as, the white or common birch (B. alba) (also called silver birch and lady birch); the dwarf birch (B. glandulosa); the paper or canoe birch (B. papyracea); the yellow birch (B. lutea); the black or cherry birch (B. lenta).
  2. Of or pertaining to the birch; birchen.
  3. To whip with a birch rod or twig] to flog.
  4. The wood or timber of the birch.
  5. A birch twig or birch twigs, used for flogging.

    * The twigs of the common European birch (B. alba), being tough and slender, were formerly much used for rods in schools. They were also made into brooms.

    The threatening twigs of birch.
    Shak.

  6. A birch-bark canoe.

    Birch of Jamaica, a species (Bursera gummifera) of turpentine tree. -- Birch partridge. (Zoöl.) See Ruffed grouse. -- Birch wine, wine made of the spring sap of the birch. -- Oil of birch. (a) An oil obtained from the bark of the common European birch (Betula alba), and used in the preparation of genuine (and sometimes of the imitation) Russia leather, to which it gives its peculiar odor. (b) An oil prepared from the black birch (B. lenta), said to be identical with the oil of wintergreen, for which it is largely sold.

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Birch

BIRCH, noun burch. A genus of trees, the Betula, of which there are several species; as the white or common birch the dwarf birch the Canada birch of which there are several varieties, and the common black birch

BIRCH of Jamaica, a species of the Pistacia or turpentine tree.

BIRCH

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

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Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

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1. Allied by blood; kindred by birth.

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