bayberry

Part of speech: noun

One of various trees, as the wax- myrtle or the laurel- tree.

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Usage examples "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", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  2. This, then, was the bird which I now had under my field- glass, as I lay at full length behind the friendly bayberry bushes. - "The Foot-path Way", Bradford Torrey.
  3. 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", Sarah Orne Jewett.