Mr. Gladstone now turned to the second branch of the upas, the land system of Ireland and her landed relations.
I knew I should die under the upas tree of his hateful presence!
This was the only specimen of the upas tree that I saw in Borneo.
The upas does not grow as a gregarious tree, and is nowhere found in numbers.
You don't kill a flourishing plant—in this case an upas Tree—by lopping off a handful of leaves.
In Africa you have the upas, the fierce compound of simoom and tornado.
However, to go to the roots of this upas tree of scandal, he resolved to pay an immediate visit to Mrs. Simmons.
On another street in this city is another branch from the upas tree.
The poison for these darts is obtained from the ipoh tree (upas).
She emanated poison as nightshade emanates it, the upas tree.
legendary poisonous tree of Java, 1783, from Malay upas "poison," in pohun upas "poison tree." The story appears to have originated in Dutch in 1770s.