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red birch

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Origin of red birch1

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85

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Example Sentences

Birch is commercially divided, according to the quantity of heartwood present, into white birch and red birch.

The first bird seen in the woods was a white-breasted nuthatch, working on the trunk of a red birch on the river bottom.

Outside of Indiana it is known as red birch and river birch.

A number of stocks of red birch, white birch and scrub oak grafted with European hazels and chinkapins, but the grafts all died.

A great hive of maggots, a brown clot, in the arms of a red birch, broke as Manuel swung the knife.

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