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Birch

Pronunciation: bẽrcht
n.1.A tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula; as, the white or common birch (Betula alba) (also called silver birch and lady birch); the dwarf birch (Betula glandulosa); the paper or canoe birch (Betula papyracea); the yellow birch (Betula lutea); the black or cherry birch (Betula lenta).
2.The wood or timber of the birch.
3.A birch twig or birch twigs, used for flogging.
The threatening twigs of birch.
- Shak.
4.A birch-bark canoe.
Birch of Jamaica
a species (Bursera gummifera) of turpentine tree.
Birch partridge
(Zool.) 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 (Betula lenta), said to be identical with the oil of wintergreen, for which it is largely sold.
a.1.Of or pertaining to the birch; birchen.
v. t.1.To whip with a birch rod or twig; to flog.
[imp. & p. p. Birched (bẽrcht); p. pr. & vb. n. Birching.]
Noun1.Birchbirch - hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood
2.Birchbirch - any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark
Synonyms: birch tree
3.birch - bundle of birch twigs used to hit people as punishment
Synonyms: birch rod
Verb1.birch - whip with a birch twig
Adj.1.birch - consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree
Synonyms: birchen, birken
birchen, birken, woody
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