branch

Part of speech: verb

To divide into or adorn with branches; put forth branches.

Part of speech: adjective

Diverging from or merging in a trunk, stock, or main part.

Part of speech: noun

A secondary stem, as of a tree; an offshoot; side issue; division; department; tributary.

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Usage examples "branch":

  1. The bridge led over a branch canal, which here comes into the main canal. - "Rollo in Holland", Jacob Abbott.
  2. She had to think, too, of her husband, who had sent her with the olive- branch. - "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.
  3. I had three or four hours to travel in this train when I would have to change to a branch line for two hours longer. - "My Brilliant Career", Miles Franklin.