silver birch

  1. a betulaceous tree, Betula pendula, of N temperate regions of the Old World, having silvery-white peeling bark: See also birch (def. 1)

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How to use silver birch in a sentence

  • That fine silver-birch in the jailyard—you saw it, I suppose, coming in—all peeled and naked from the ground as high as my reach.

    The Incendiary | W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
  • I turned to the girl, who was standing quietly beside a young silver birch-tree.

    The Little Red Foot | Robert W. Chambers
  • All seated themselves; I struck flint, blew the tinder to a coal, and lighted a silver birch-shred.

    The Little Red Foot | Robert W. Chambers
  • Thus she remained, holding to a silver birch, leaning out a little toward the chasm.

    Cursed | George Allan England
  • On the broader shelves the mountain maple, the silver birch, and the hobble-bush secure a precarious foothold.

    How to Know the Ferns | Frances Theodora Parsons