Part of speech: noun

A shade- tree with a board, spreading, or overaeching top.

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Usage examples "elm":

  1. Relate what occurred from the hour you reached Elm Bluff, until you left X-- next morning." - "At the Mercy of Tiberius", August Evans Wilson.
  2. The elm seems particularly liable to be struck by lightning, possibly owing to its height, and several suffered in this way during my time at Aldington. - "Grain and Chaff from an English Manor", Arthur H. Savory.
  3. The limb of a great elm tree, which had been tied back to keep it out of the way of the workmen, was released by the old sexton and swept back over the grave. - "The Redemption of David Corson", Charles Frederic Goss.