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Definition of "wych-elm" [wych•-elm]

  • An elm (Ulmus montana) found in northern and western Europe; Scotch elm. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "wych-elm" in a sentence
  • "Thence she wandered into all the nooks around the place from which the sound seemed to proceed — among the huge laurestines, about the tufts of pampas grasses, amid the variegated hollies, under the weeping wych-elm — nobody was there."
  • "She backed on to the bridge, reversed, let the car run forwards a few yards along the road, then backed into the lane, under a wych-elm tree, crushing the grass and bracken."
  • "We had a fairly straight course along the river for two or three miles, and on our way called to see an enormous wych-elm tree in Sharpham Park, the branches of which were said to cover a quarter of an acre of ground."