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hazel

hazel

hazel Sentence Examples

  • She had short brown hair and kind hazel eyes.

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  • Hazel nuts are grown in woods at a level of more than 1200 ft.

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  • Hybrid place-names are occasionally to be met with in the colonized portions of Wales, as in Gelliswick (a combination of the Celtic gelli, a hazel grove, and the Norse wick, a haven), and in Fletherhill, where the English suffix hill is practically a translation of the Celtic prefix.

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  • The witch hazel is quite a distinct plant, Hamamelis virginica, of the natural order Hamamalideae, the astringent bark of which is used in medicine.

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  • The head is mesati-cephalic, verging on brachycephalic in the case of many of the Dokpa; the hair is black and somewhat wavy; the eyes are usually of a clear brown, in some cases even hazel; the cheek-bones are high, but not so high as with the Mongols; the nose is thick, sometimes depressed at the root, in other cases prominent, even aquiline, though the nostrils are broad.

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  • In autumn the rich yellow tint acquired by the leaves of the hazel adds greatly to the beauty of landscapes.

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  • It derives its name from Hazel-bosch (hazel wood).

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  • Many varieties of fruit are grown, especially good being the apricots, peaches, walnuts and hazel nuts.

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  • It derives its name from Hazel-bosch (hazel wood).

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  • Facing him lay a field of winter rye, there his own huntsman stood alone in a hollow behind a hazel bush.

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  • Where artificial copsewood is the object, hazel, hornbeam and other bushes may be planted between the oaks; but, when large timber is required, the trees are best without undergrowth.

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  • The oak, elm, hazel, ash, apple, lime and maple disappear to the east of the Urals, but reappear in new varieties on the eastern slope of the border-ridge of the great plateau.

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  • The seed is rather larger than a hazel nut, with a thicker and darker shell and per- Planting fectly spherical shape.

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  • - Catkin of Hazel (Corylus Avellana), consisting of an axis covered with bracts in the form of scales, each of which covers a male flower, the stamens of which are seen projecting beyond the scale.

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  • Among these the beetle Balaninus nucum, the nut-weevil, seen on hazel and oak stems from the end of May till July, is highly destructive to the nuts.

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  • Parasitic on the roots of the hazel is found the curious leafless Lathraea Squamaria or toothwort.

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  • The Hebrew word luz, translated "hazel" in the authorized version of the English Bible (Gen.

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  • By certain persons, who for different metals used rods of various materials, rods of hazel, he says, were held serviceable simply for silver lodes, and by the skilled miner, who trusted to natural signs of mineral veins, they were regarded as of no avail at all.

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  • The virtue of the hazel wand was supposed to be dependent on its having two forks; these were to be grasped in the fists, with the fingers uppermost, but with moderate firmness only, lest the free motion of the opposite end downwards towards the looked-for object should be interfered with.

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  • The Jesuit Vaniere, who flourished in the early part of the 18th century, in the Praedium rusticum (pp. 12, 13, new ed., Toulouse, 1742) amusingly relates the manner in which he exposed the chicanery of one who pretended by the aid of a hazel divining-rod to point out hidden water-courses and gold.

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  • The hazel is very frequently mentioned by the old French romance writers.

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  • In the coniferous forests the black grouse, hazel grouse and willow grouse, capercailzie and woodcock are the principal game birds; the crane is found in marshy clearings, birds of prey are numerous, and the Siberian jay in the north and the common jay in the south are often heard.

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  • Among these the beetle Balaninus nucum, the nut-weevil, seen on hazel and oak stems from the end of May till July, is highly destructive to the nuts.

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  • Parasitic on the roots of the hazel is found the curious leafless Lathraea Squamaria or toothwort.

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  • The virtue of the hazel wand was supposed to be dependent on its having two forks; these were to be grasped in the fists, with the fingers uppermost, but with moderate firmness only, lest the free motion of the opposite end downwards towards the looked-for object should be interfered with.

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  • Among the shrubs and vines are the blackberry, black and red raspberry, gooseberry, huckleberry, hazel and grape.

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  • mongolica), maple (Acerginala, Max.), ash (Fraxinus manchurica), elm (Ulmus montana), hazel (Corylus heterophylla) and several other European acquaintances.

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  • Seligmann, there exists among the Papuans an albinotic race whose skin varies in colour from a pink-white to that of caf�u lait; the eyes are generally greenish, hazel or brown, and the hair is tow-coloured.

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  • Cross-fertilization must of necessity occur when the flowers are structurally unisexual, as in the hazel, in which the male and female flowers are monoecious, or separate on the same plant, and in the willow, in which they are dioecious, or on different plants.

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  • We have also the yew, the hazel, juniper, walnut, wild peach and almond.

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  • By Vallemont, who wrote towards the end of the 17th century, the divining-rod of hazel, or "baguette divinatoire," is described as instrumental in the pursuit of criminals.

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  • The burning of hazel nuts for the magical investigation of the future is alluded to by John Gay in Thursday, or the Spell, and by Burns in Halloween.

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  • Hazel eyes held a hint of humor all the time, and his auburn hair had a stylish cut.

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  • A great shock of rough, dusky, dark hair; bright, laughing, hazel eyes; massive aquiline face, most massive yet most delicate; of sallow brown complexion, almost Indian-looking, clothes cynically loose, free-and-easy, smokes infinite tobacco.

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  • From the light-brown or brown colour of the nuts the terms hazel and hazelly, i.e.

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  • Among forest shrubs are the willow, hazel, alder, shrub maple, birch, hawthorn, dogwood, elderberry, viburnum and snowberry.

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  • A great shock of rough, dusky, dark hair; bright, laughing, hazel eyes; massive aquiline face, most massive yet most delicate; of sallow brown complexion, almost Indian-looking, clothes cynically loose, free-and-easy, smokes infinite tobacco.

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  • Where the hazel bank is steepest, Where the shadow falls the deepest, Where the clustering nuts fall free, That's the way for Billy and me.

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  • Laurel, rhododendron, and whortleberry are common shrubs in the mountain districts, and sumac, hazel, sassafras and elder are quite widely distributed elsewhere.

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  • Among the indigenous trees are the Abies excelsa, Abies microsperma, Pinus sinensis, Pinus pinea, three species of oak, five of maple, lime, birch, juniper, mountain ash, walnut, Spanish chestnut, hazel, willow, hornbeam, hawthorn, plum, pear, peach, Rhus vernicifera, (?) Rhus semipinnata, Acanthopanax ricinifolia, Zelkawa, Thuja orientalis, Elaeagnus, Sophora Japonica, &c. Azaleas and rhododendrons are widely distributed, as well as other flowering shrubs and creepers, Ampelopsis Veitchii being universal.

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  • - Hazel (Corylus Avellana).

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  • " in hue as hazel nuts" (Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew, ii.

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  • The light charcoal afforded by the hazel serves well for crayons, and is valued by gunpowder manufacturers.

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  • The woods consist chiefly of pine and hazel upon theApennines, and upon the Calabrian, Sicilian and Sardinian mountains of oak, ilex, hornbeam and similar trees.

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  • Almonds are widely cultivated in Sicily, Sardinia and the sor~ithern provinces; walnut trees throughout the peninsula, their wood being more important than their fruit; hazel nuts, figs, prickly pears (used in the south and the islands for hedges, their fruit being a minor consideration), peaches, pears, locust beans and pistachio nuts are among the other fruits.

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  • Dark hair and brown or hazel eyes are the rule; blue-eyed blonds are found, but their frequency has been considerably overstated.

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  • The wood of the hazel is whitish-red, close in texture and pliant, and has when dry a weight of 49 lb per cub.

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  • Their different forms include the Cosford, which are thin-shelled and oblong; the Downton, or large square nut, having a lancinated husk; the white or Wrotham Park filbert; and the red hazel or filbert, the kernel of which has a red pellicle.

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  • The leaves of the hazel are frequently found mined on the upper and under side respectively by the larvae of the moths Lithocolletis coryli and L.

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  • Her assistant, Gerry, looked like a college athlete with a huge, bright grin, blond hair and friendly hazel eyes.

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  • 1 On the expression "hazel eyes," see Notes and Queries, 2nd ser.

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  • The hazel bushes parted behind the hounds and Daniel's chestnut horse appeared, dark with sweat.

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  • You didn't quit because you wanted to, but because you had to after breaking those laws to spare me and Hazel, Katie added, patting her stomach.

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  • Do you like the name Hazel?

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  • If we would've lived through this, I'd name our baby Hazel.

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  • I'm not promising any miracles.  We got a lot to do to prepare the world for Hazel.

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  • - Catkin of Male ing pendulous anthers and pro Flowers of Hazel.

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  • Hamamelis - Wych Hazel.

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  • Kaltenbach (Pflanzenfeinde, pp. 633-638, 1874) enumerates ninety-eight insects which attack the hazel.

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  • The larva is very common in hazel nuts and filberts.

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  • A nearly allied form, Balaninus glandium, attacks both hazel nuts and acorns.

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  • The colour of the hair ranges from blonde and reddish to a bluish or greyish black; the eyes are black, hazel, blue or grey.

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  • Female flowers in pairs, the bracts enlarging in the fruit to form a membranous cup (hazel), or a flat three-lobed structure (hornbeam).

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  • Includes Corylus (hazel) and Carpinus (hornbeam).

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  • The spaces between were closed in with rods (usually hazel) firmly interwoven.

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  • Among indigenous trees, shrubs and vines that bear edible fruits or nuts the state has the blackberry, grape, pawpaw, persimmon, plum, crabapple, hickory, chestnut and hazel nut.

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  • - Amentum or catkin of Hazel (CorylusAvellana), consisting of an axis or rachis covered with bracts in the form of scales, each of which covers a male flower, the stamens of which are seen projecting beyond the scale.

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  • (Amentum, Catkin), Willow, Hazel.

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  • When in the same plant there are unisexual flowers, both male and female, the plant is said to be nionoecious, as in the hazel and castor-oil plant.

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  • - Tannic acid is present in small quantities in the great majority of plants, but in notable quantity in gall-nuts, oak bark, bearberry leaves, rhatany root, catechu, kino, red gum, bael fruit, logwood and witch hazel, all of which are largely used as medicines.

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  • Among indigenous shrubs and vines are the hazel, blackberry, gooseberry, whortleberry, huckleberry, grape and cranberry.

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  • Hazel was human, and Dusty followed Darian's pointing finger to a hotel ablaze with light.

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  • Normally, she felt privileged that he still gave her the time of day, what with the way he'd turned out—formed like a Greek god with hazel eyes so pretty their boss swooned every time she spoke to him.

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  • You didn't quit because you wanted to, but because you had to after breaking those laws to spare me and Hazel, Katie added, patting her stomach.

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  • Do you like the name Hazel?

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  • If we would've lived through this, I'd name our baby Hazel.

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  • But you are not.  Hazel is safe.  She'll be a beautiful woman – if you leave now.

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  • Every day.  I swear it.  We won't be apart anymore.  We'll stay here until I can get the castle cleaned out and beat the shit out of my brothers.  They'll be moving in, even if they don't know it yet.  And that's where Hazel will hatch and live.

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  • I'm not promising any miracles.  We got a lot to do to prepare the world for Hazel.

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  • She had short brown hair and kind hazel eyes.

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  • Hazel eyes held a hint of humor all the time, and his auburn hair had a stylish cut.

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  • Her assistant, Gerry, looked like a college athlete with a huge, bright grin, blond hair and friendly hazel eyes.

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  • Its name is probably derived from hazel brushwood, which formerly abounded on the hills and glens around it.

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  • Saturday Hazel and Len put on a free air display with many military aeroplanes flying over on their way to a display.

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  • In addition there are wild cherry, large alders and very old hazel.

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  • Hazel nuts and roasted almonds in white wines, dried figs in red ones.

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  • The distinctive microscopic anatomy of hazel wood allows definite identification of well-preserved specimens of wood and charcoal.

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  • The main food plant of the hazel leaf beetle is the silver birch.

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  • Hazel is still boggled by all the flowers, cards, book tokens etc from bereft colleagues... .

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  • Using shrub species to act as a barrier between wood and roadside (holly, hawthorn, hazel, dog rose, buckthorn ).

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  • capercaillie cruisers: Canal Boat Hire in Scotland Hazel's Photos: Contains some good shots of the Falkirk Wheel.

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  • Beech and maple, which have more anthocyanin have red leaves in autumn while hazel and birch have more carotene and yellow autumn leaves.

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  • In sheltered places hazel catkins seem to emerge earlier each year.

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  • chaise longues are of course unique due to the nature of the hazel.

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  • Because Hazel Blears is such a hard-working little chipmunk, she's not actually put up her Top 40 on Labor's website.

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  • chiseled a hole in a hazel nut.

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  • Height 5ft 5¼ ins - ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, nose inclined to left, diagonal scar on left eyebrow.

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  • Among these is an area of hazel coppice which is part of the historic management of the site.

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  • corkscrew hazel got its name.

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  • If your roots are greasy soak some cotton wool in witch hazel, cologne or skin tonic and rub all over scalp.

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  • The interior chimney hood was fairly simple, using ash rods with hazel woven between them, and lime clay daub finish.

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  • dominated by oak, but there is also birch, rowan, hazel, alder and holly.

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  • The hazel dormouse, which has disappeared from many areas of the country in recent decades, is being restored to its historic habitats.

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  • The woodland is mainly hazel coppice and is home to the rare dormouse.

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  • dowsed using a hazel twig.

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  • dowsed using a hazel twig.

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  • And no Hazel, no drool at all to worry about with this session, not a sausage!

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  • Similarly, there are small woods dominated by birch with sycamore, hazel and ash and with planted elm and larch.

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  • Both Hazel and Bhadur were awarded places in the national final for a second face-off.

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  • hazel faggots can be seen at the waterline opposite the landing stage.

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  • The shrub layer consists of rowan and holly, with hazel locally frequent and occasional goat willow.

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  • Most of the leaves have now fallen from the Hazel bushes and the small, tightly furled catkins are already visible on the branches.

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  • Loving papa of Linda, Margaret, Hazel, loving great papa to his great grandchildren.

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  • Long blond hair, hazel eyes, enjoy working out at the gym.

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  • It produces a sucker-like structure called a haustorium, which penetrates hazel roots and draws off nutrients.

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  • Color hazel brown, the darker the better, showing no haw.

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  • Hedges on the slopes and along the narrow lanes include hawthorn, hazel and beech.

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  • The species planted are: blackthorn, dogwood, field maple, guelder rose, hawthorn and hazel.

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  • The hedges contains hawthorn, hazel, field maple, spindle, rose and holly.

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  • Scrub regeneration includes hazel, elder, hawthorn and sallow.

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  • This shrub layer may include hazel, hawthorn or blackthorn.

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  • He intends to make a series of natural arches, mainly using hazel, with topical pieces interacting with the arches.

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  • Hedges of hawthorn, blackthorn, dog rose, hazel and guelder rose have also been planted.

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  • These often contain witch hazel, which is thought to have soothing properties.

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  • hazel in color with a gentle expression.

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  • Coppiced hazel is the typical home of the dormouse, now sadly becoming scarce due to the loss of such places.

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  • Eyes dark hazel or black Blue Deep or medium slate blue carried well down hair shaft with slate blue undercolour.

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  • That is why locals actually refer to Llanfair PG or Llanfairpwllgwyngyll which means the Church of Mary by the pool of the white hazel.

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  • In addition there are wild cherry, large alders and very old hazel.

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  • You doing in this prison room, we are you here, a golden hazel, should he saw no, rather taken aback.

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  • The eyes correspond with the general tone of color of the animal, varying from deep hazel to yellow.

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  • hazel coppice which is part of the historic management of the site.

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  • hazel catkins seem to emerge earlier each year.

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  • hazel nutshell.

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  • hazel dormouse, which has disappeared from many areas of the country in recent decades, is being restored to its historic habitats.

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  • hazel twigs or metal or plastic supports as they start to sprout in spring.

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  • hazel coppicing with oak standards form a matrix of woodland in varying stages of growth which provide a diversity of habitats.

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  • Neat or diluted witch hazel can help for quick relief.

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  • When bare of leaves, it's easy to see how the corkscrew hazel got its name.

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  • The reed was attached to the purlins under strips of split hazel, which were then tied down with hemp twine.

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  • Hazel Corylus avellana and holly ilex aquifolium often form a distinct shrub layer.

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  • You must go through a series of transformations by using spells, potions and all other magical impedimenta lying around Hazel's dwelling.

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  • Hazel Blears says: " It is absolutely inspirational the way the partners here work together.

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  • invertebrate fauna within the hazel woodland.

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  • Both species compete for the food resource of hazel nuts.

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  • These three contexts were the only ones from the entire site to contain oats and hazel nutshell.

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  • Hazel and ash are the predominant tree species with rowan and scrub oak, and occasional holly.

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  • loving papa of Linda, Margaret, Hazel, loving great papa to his great grandchildren.

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  • plashed hedge of holly, hazel, blackthorn, hawthorn, and elder on SE side of mound.

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  • For areas of extreme inflammation, try a witch hazel poultice or spray if touching cannot be tolerated.

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  • hazel rods were taken by Irish settlers to the US to keep away snakes.

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  • These include rowan, birch, oak, juniper, hazel and bird cherry.

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  • The woodland is dominated by oak, but there is also birch, rowan, hazel, alder and holly.

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  • The freely-draining limestone soils give rise to a canopy generally dominated by ash with hazel, and occasional rowan and holly in the understorey.

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  • ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, nose inclined to left, diagonal scar on left eyebrow.

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  • Brothers I had who never lost heart, Brothers who grew like hazel saplings.

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  • Melding Hazel's superb vocals with soaring sax, guitars, bass and drums - the full band sound.

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  • On the steeper slopes hazel scrub and upland mixed ashwood have developed.

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  • Only seconds later Danny Hazel missed a sitter to put the Row ahead.

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  • spidery flowers of this witch hazel look great illuminated by the winter sun.

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  • It was formed of oak cask staves, tightly bound with hoops of hazel.

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  • Hence, the value of a hazel stool for lichens.

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  • Hurdles were woven from hazel or willow and topped with straw thatch.

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  • hazel thickets on the lower slopes give way to mixed woodland of ash, birch, hawthorn and rowan.

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  • And Salford MP and Police Minister Hazel Blears has backed the campaign and promised more resources to beat street thugs.

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  • Hazel is dominant with occasional oaks; there is a rich ground flora and the parasitic toothwort has also been recorded.

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  • Peonies flop, so surround with hazel twigs or metal or plastic supports as they start to sprout in spring.

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  • Rowan, hawthorn, holly and hazel grow beneath to form an understory, with alder and willow in the damper areas beside streams.

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  • Hazel has never forgiven HE for being so ungracious about the quid pro quo that night he tweaked her nose.

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  • upland mixed ashwoods are quite common on drumlins, usually associated with hazel, indeed in some woods hazel is dominant.

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  • District and parish councilor, Coun John Ferguson was elected chairman and Coun Hazel Charlton was elected vice-chairman.

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  • They were all put into an enclosure, and a barrier of hazel wand defied further molestation.

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  • The walls are of stake construction with hazel wattle woven round them.

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  • witch hazel already contains the alcohol needed to disperse the essential oils.

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  • These often contain witch hazel, which is thought to have soothing properties.

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  • Using a natural witch hazel extract to reduce irritation, the balm then sets to work on cooling and soothing the affected skin.

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  • If your roots are greasy soak some cotton wool in witch hazel, cologne or skin tonic and rub all over scalp.

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  • Among the shrubs and vines are the blackberry, black and red raspberry, gooseberry, huckleberry, hazel and grape.

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  • The woods consist chiefly of pine and hazel upon theApennines, and upon the Calabrian, Sicilian and Sardinian mountains of oak, ilex, hornbeam and similar trees.

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  • Almonds are widely cultivated in Sicily, Sardinia and the sor~ithern provinces; walnut trees throughout the peninsula, their wood being more important than their fruit; hazel nuts, figs, prickly pears (used in the south and the islands for hedges, their fruit being a minor consideration), peaches, pears, locust beans and pistachio nuts are among the other fruits.

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  • Many varieties of fruit are grown, especially good being the apricots, peaches, walnuts and hazel nuts.

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  • In all three zones occur the chestnut, aspen, willow (especially Salix laurea), hornbeam, birch, alder, juniper and yew; while the mountain ash, hazel, wild plum, wild pear and other wild fruit trees are found at rarer intervals.

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  • The oak, elm, hazel, ash, apple, lime and maple disappear to the east of the Urals, but reappear in new varieties on the eastern slope of the border-ridge of the great plateau.

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  • mongolica), maple (Acerginala, Max.), ash (Fraxinus manchurica), elm (Ulmus montana), hazel (Corylus heterophylla) and several other European acquaintances.

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  • Laurel, rhododendron, and whortleberry are common shrubs in the mountain districts, and sumac, hazel, sassafras and elder are quite widely distributed elsewhere.

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  • The male inflorescence is often a pendulous catkin, as in hazel and many native English trees (fig.

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  • - Catkin of Male ing pendulous anthers and pro Flowers of Hazel.

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  • The head is mesati-cephalic, verging on brachycephalic in the case of many of the Dokpa; the hair is black and somewhat wavy; the eyes are usually of a clear brown, in some cases even hazel; the cheek-bones are high, but not so high as with the Mongols; the nose is thick, sometimes depressed at the root, in other cases prominent, even aquiline, though the nostrils are broad.

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  • Seligmann, there exists among the Papuans an albinotic race whose skin varies in colour from a pink-white to that of caf�u lait; the eyes are generally greenish, hazel or brown, and the hair is tow-coloured.

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  • Cross-fertilization must of necessity occur when the flowers are structurally unisexual, as in the hazel, in which the male and female flowers are monoecious, or separate on the same plant, and in the willow, in which they are dioecious, or on different plants.

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  • Hamamelis - Wych Hazel.

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  • The seed is rather larger than a hazel nut, with a thicker and darker shell and per- Planting fectly spherical shape.

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  • Hazel nuts are grown in woods at a level of more than 1200 ft.

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  • Dark hair and brown or hazel eyes are the rule; blue-eyed blonds are found, but their frequency has been considerably overstated.

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  • We have also the yew, the hazel, juniper, walnut, wild peach and almond.

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  • Among the indigenous trees are the Abies excelsa, Abies microsperma, Pinus sinensis, Pinus pinea, three species of oak, five of maple, lime, birch, juniper, mountain ash, walnut, Spanish chestnut, hazel, willow, hornbeam, hawthorn, plum, pear, peach, Rhus vernicifera, (?) Rhus semipinnata, Acanthopanax ricinifolia, Zelkawa, Thuja orientalis, Elaeagnus, Sophora Japonica, &c. Azaleas and rhododendrons are widely distributed, as well as other flowering shrubs and creepers, Ampelopsis Veitchii being universal.

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  • The common hazel, Corylus Avellana (fig.

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  • In autumn the rich yellow tint acquired by the leaves of the hazel adds greatly to the beauty of landscapes.

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  • - Hazel (Corylus Avellana).

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  • From the light-brown or brown colour of the nuts the terms hazel and hazelly, i.e.

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  • " in hue as hazel nuts" (Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew, ii.

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  • The wood of the hazel is whitish-red, close in texture and pliant, and has when dry a weight of 49 lb per cub.

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  • The light charcoal afforded by the hazel serves well for crayons, and is valued by gunpowder manufacturers.

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  • An objection to the construction of hedges of hazel is the injury not infrequently done to them by the nut gatherer, who "with active vigour crushes down the tree" (Thomson's Seasons, " Autumn"), and otherwise damages it.

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  • - Catkin of Hazel (Corylus Avellana), consisting of an axis covered with bracts in the form of scales, each of which covers a male flower, the stamens of which are seen projecting beyond the scale.

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  • 1 On the expression "hazel eyes," see Notes and Queries, 2nd ser.

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  • Their different forms include the Cosford, which are thin-shelled and oblong; the Downton, or large square nut, having a lancinated husk; the white or Wrotham Park filbert; and the red hazel or filbert, the kernel of which has a red pellicle.

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  • Hazel nuts formed part of the food of the ancient lake-dwellers of Switzerland and other countries of Europe (see Keller, Lake Dwellings, trans.

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  • Kaltenbach (Pflanzenfeinde, pp. 633-638, 1874) enumerates ninety-eight insects which attack the hazel.

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  • The leaves of the hazel are frequently found mined on the upper and under side respectively by the larvae of the moths Lithocolletis coryli and L.

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  • The Hebrew word luz, translated "hazel" in the authorized version of the English Bible (Gen.

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  • A belief in the efficacy of divining-rods of hazel for the discovery of concealed objects is probably of remote origin (cf.

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  • By certain persons, who for different metals used rods of various materials, rods of hazel, he says, were held serviceable simply for silver lodes, and by the skilled miner, who trusted to natural signs of mineral veins, they were regarded as of no avail at all.

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  • By Vallemont, who wrote towards the end of the 17th century, the divining-rod of hazel, or "baguette divinatoire," is described as instrumental in the pursuit of criminals.

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  • The Jesuit Vaniere, who flourished in the early part of the 18th century, in the Praedium rusticum (pp. 12, 13, new ed., Toulouse, 1742) amusingly relates the manner in which he exposed the chicanery of one who pretended by the aid of a hazel divining-rod to point out hidden water-courses and gold.

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  • The burning of hazel nuts for the magical investigation of the future is alluded to by John Gay in Thursday, or the Spell, and by Burns in Halloween.

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  • The hazel is very frequently mentioned by the old French romance writers.

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  • The witch hazel is quite a distinct plant, Hamamelis virginica, of the natural order Hamamalideae, the astringent bark of which is used in medicine.

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  • Three crannogs in Dowalton Loch, Wigtownshire, examined by Lord Lovaine in 1863, were found to be constructed of layers of fern and birch and hazel branches, mixed with boulders and penetrated by oak piles, while above all there was a surface layer of stones and soil.

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  • Hybrid place-names are occasionally to be met with in the colonized portions of Wales, as in Gelliswick (a combination of the Celtic gelli, a hazel grove, and the Norse wick, a haven), and in Fletherhill, where the English suffix hill is practically a translation of the Celtic prefix.

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  • In the coniferous forests the black grouse, hazel grouse and willow grouse, capercailzie and woodcock are the principal game birds; the crane is found in marshy clearings, birds of prey are numerous, and the Siberian jay in the north and the common jay in the south are often heard.

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  • Among forest shrubs are the willow, hazel, alder, shrub maple, birch, hawthorn, dogwood, elderberry, viburnum and snowberry.

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  • The larva is very common in hazel nuts and filberts.

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  • A nearly allied form, Balaninus glandium, attacks both hazel nuts and acorns.

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  • The colour of the hair ranges from blonde and reddish to a bluish or greyish black; the eyes are black, hazel, blue or grey.

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  • Female flowers in pairs, the bracts enlarging in the fruit to form a membranous cup (hazel), or a flat three-lobed structure (hornbeam).

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  • Includes Corylus (hazel) and Carpinus (hornbeam).

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  • The spaces between were closed in with rods (usually hazel) firmly interwoven.

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  • Among indigenous trees, shrubs and vines that bear edible fruits or nuts the state has the blackberry, grape, pawpaw, persimmon, plum, crabapple, hickory, chestnut and hazel nut.

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  • If the spike bears unisexual flowers, as in willow or hazel (fig.

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  • - Amentum or catkin of Hazel (CorylusAvellana), consisting of an axis or rachis covered with bracts in the form of scales, each of which covers a male flower, the stamens of which are seen projecting beyond the scale.

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  • (Amentum, Catkin), Willow, Hazel.

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  • When in the same plant there are unisexual flowers, both male and female, the plant is said to be nionoecious, as in the hazel and castor-oil plant.

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  • We find the living British species of Rhamnus, maple, sloe, hawthorn, apple, white-beam, guelder-rose, cornel, elm, birch, alder, hornbeam, hazel, oak, beech, willow, yew and pine, and also the spruce.

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  • - Tannic acid is present in small quantities in the great majority of plants, but in notable quantity in gall-nuts, oak bark, bearberry leaves, rhatany root, catechu, kino, red gum, bael fruit, logwood and witch hazel, all of which are largely used as medicines.

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  • Among indigenous shrubs and vines are the hazel, blackberry, gooseberry, whortleberry, huckleberry, grape and cranberry.

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  • Hazel rods were taken by Irish settlers to the US to keep away snakes.

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  • These include rowan, birch, oak, juniper, hazel and bird cherry.

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  • The freely-draining limestone soils give rise to a canopy generally dominated by ash with hazel, and occasional rowan and holly in the understorey.

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  • Brothers I had who never lost heart, Brothers who grew like hazel saplings.

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  • Melding Hazel 's superb vocals with soaring sax, guitars, bass and drums - the full band sound.

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  • On the steeper slopes hazel scrub and upland mixed ashwood have developed.

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  • Only seconds later Danny Hazel missed a sitter to put the Row ahead.

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  • The curious, spidery flowers of this witch hazel look great illuminated by the winter sun.

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  • It was formed of oak cask staves, tightly bound with hoops of hazel.

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  • Hence, the value of a hazel stool for lichens.

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  • Hurdles were woven from hazel or willow and topped with straw thatch.

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