- 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.Why we should read
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They sat in the moonshine on the witch-elm block, and the whip-poor-will was calling.
Then, recovering from the surprise, he took her hand and they continued toward the witch-elm block.
On pleasant nights he would sit on the witch-elm block before the cabin and sing "Kitty Wells."
Near dusk, Slab took up his hybrid banjo and repaired to the witch-elm block, followed by the others.