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black haw

Origin of black haw
An Americanism dating back to 1700-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Viburnum prunifolium (black haw), in ounce doses, may be added if necessary.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • The fruit of the black haw, or stag-bush, is not edible until after frost has touched it.

    On the Trail Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
  • The young man waited, standing by a black haw upon the bank of the little stream.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston

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