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Origin of yew1
Words nearby yew
Definition for yew (2 of 2)
pronoun Eye Dialect.
Example sentences from the Web for yew
The needles of the yew tree can kill you, but the bark is important for many modern drugs.This Exhibit Could Kill You: The Museum of Natural History Takes on Poison|William O’Connor|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Enchanted Island of Yew by L. Frank Baum The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox Jr.American Dreams: ‘The Call of the Wild’ by Jack London|Nathaniel Rich|January 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At my request, this young lydy will now perceed to assoom the yew and kimplexion of life itself.
He'll come sure 'nuff, and say to yew: 'I wants your soul, Peter.Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
Of the woods for self-bows, yew beyond all question carries off the palm.The Theory and Practice of Archery|Horace Ford
Yew is an evergreen tree with a leaf looking a great deal like that of redwood, hemlock, or fir at a distance.Hunting with the Bow and Arrow|Saxton Pope
I give instance, when we speak of the yew; and even that otherwise incomparably useful shrub, the elder.Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Evelyn