Words nearby slippery elm
Origin of slippery elm
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They make excellent poultices from the bark of the bass and the slippery-elm.Life in the Backwoods|Susanna Moodie
The women's hair is made very stiff and shiny by a paste prepared from a wood which resembles the slippery-elm.
Then you cannot mistake the inner bark of the slippery-elm, which is fragrant, thick, and gummy.
Characteristic and beautiful form, smooth buds; leaves, smaller than those of Slippery-elm, are rough only when rubbed one way.The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties|Charles H. (Charles Henry) Snow
The inner bark and the root of the slippery-elm are not only pleasant to the taste but are said to be nutritious.