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witch-elm

noun
1.
a variant spelling of wych-elm
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  • witch-elm has nothing to do with witches; it is for weech-elm, the bent elm.

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  • They sat in the moonshine on the witch-elm block, and the whip-poor-will was calling.

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  • Then, recovering from the surprise, he took her hand and they continued toward the witch-elm block.

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  • On pleasant nights he would sit on the witch-elm block before the cabin and sing "Kitty Wells."

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  • Near dusk, Slab took up his hybrid banjo and repaired to the witch-elm block, followed by the others.

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  • At the witch-elm block the old blind hound staggered exultantly about.

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  • Suddenly she leaped with a bound from the witch-elm block, her eyes full of a startling picture.

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  • Belle-Ann sat upon the witch-elm block and strained her eager eyes upward.

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