Now one of the birchen basins was set under each tree, and a hardwood chip driven deep into the cut which the axe had made.
The birchen canoes were pierced, and in the excitement many were capsized.
The wall of ice that bound the birchen forest broke and with a roar plunged down into the sea.
Espying the bright fountain near at hand, she hastened thither, and scooped up a portion of its water, in a cup of birchen bark.
When he had reached the shore he went up into a birchen copse, and made the lions lie quiet.
The heat from the birchen logs and the sizzling jack-pine penetrated her.
The sap was collected by the women in tin or birchen buckets and poured into the canoes, from which the kettles were kept filled.
But I laughed at him and saw his broad paddle stab the water, and the birchen craft shoot out among the reeds.
To give a lover a birchen branch, is for a maiden to accept his addresses; to give him a collen, or hazel, the reverse.
In those days the lazy waters of the Loire flowed midst osier-beds and birchen thickets, since removed for purposes of navigation.