What does the word bayberry mean?

Usage examples for bayberry

  1. The hill descended sharply, past the " Shore Road," over the barren fields and knolls covered with bayberry bushes and " poverty grass," to the yellow sand of the beach and the gray, weather- beaten fish- houses scattered along it. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  2. As he looked out of the small window, he saw only a ledgy pasture where sheep were straying along the slopes among the bayberry and juniper; beyond were some balsam firs and a glimpse of the sea. – The Life of Nancy by Sarah Orne Jewett