Origin of linden
Examples from the Web for linden
Linden Avenue is bright and empty in the blue glare of the street lamps.
He rolls the cart down Fourth, across Pontotoc and Linden, to his own block, where he parks it at the curb, between two cars.
Andrew tastes and agrees—“Lots of linden”—before returning to the roof to continue the harvest.
“Very herbal, minty, some thyme, rosemary, lots of linden,” he concludes.
Salahi took her to the home he had shared with Michaele for many years in nearby Linden, Va.
Miss Linden, I think it right to tell you that your conduct was commented upon by one of my lady guests as unbecoming.
The shadows of the linden and the plane tree fell on the moonlit grass which stretched away to the shadows of the wood.The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8)|Guy de Maupassant 1850-1893
“And robbed it into the bargain,” continued Linden, going to the secretary, and examining it.
This Sphinx-like style is eminently characteristic of Mr. Linden.
Bark is useful for many things: of the bark of willows and linden trees, ropes are sometimes made.
Word Origin for linden
"the lime tree," 1570s, noun use of an adjective, "of linden wood," from Old English lind "linden" (n.), from Proto-Germanic *lindjo (cf. Old Saxon linda, Old Norse lind, Old High German linta, German linde), probably from PIE *lent-o- "flexible" (see lithe); with reference to the tree's pliant bast. Cf. Russian lutĭijó "forest of lime trees," Polish łét "switch, twig," Lithuanian lenta "board, plank."