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Origin of yew1
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
The church is picturesquely situated on the hillside, with an avenue of fine yew trees leading from the gate to the door.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
He pointed with his finger and from behind the old yew arbour came the shrill clamour of a little dog in agony.Jaffery|William J. Locke
There were plenty of retired nooks under the shade of the yew-trees in the churchyard, where one could write.
The conversation generally turned upon his old “missus,” who was buried under a yew tree, near the wicket gate.
He must have slipped behind a ragged old yew which had once been clipped and trimmed to look like a chess-king.The Talking Horse|F. Anstey