Osier Sentence Examples
The mallee scrub appears like a forest of dried osier, growing so close that it is not always easy to ride through it.
Scaling of Notts estimated the entire cost of an osier plantation at £33, 12s.
Corn is trodden by oxen, and kept in osier baskets narrowing to the top, or clay granaries.
North American native peoples also used red osier dogwood.
Red osier dogwood was used in the treatment of various ailments relating to digestion, eyes, and fever.Advertisement
Pollarding willows osier cutting Osiers The osier willow, Salix viminalis, was important to both the riverside economy and the local wildlife.
In the same way certain governments become famous for certain commodities, as Moscow for osier baskets, flower baskets, wicker furniture and lace; Kostroma for lace, wooden utensils, toys, wooden spoons, cups and bowls, bast sacks and mats, bast boots and garden products; Yaroslavl for furniture, brass samovars, saucepans, spurs, rings, &c.; Vladimir for furniture, osier baskets and flower-stands and sickles; NizhniyNovgorod for bast mats and sacks, knives, forks and scissors; Tver for lace, nails, sieves, anchors, fish-hooks, locks, coarse clay pottery, saddlery and harness, boots and shoes, and so on.
The species employed for this purpose are mostly of shrubby habit, and are known under the collective name of osiers (see Basket, and Osier).
Red Osier Dogwood is a popular garden shrub.