If I could ever find the twig he sits upon!
1, twig with flowers (4 nat.
Portion of twig with discoloured patches, caused by the fungus.
The anatomy of the axis is essentially similar to that of a young Calamarian twig, with some variations in detail.
I, twig with flowers (8 nat.
- Twig of Butcher's Broom, Ruscus aculeatus, slightly enlarged.
riLenticel in the transverse section of a twig of Elder.
If we examine the seat of active growth in a young root or twig, we find that the cells in which the organic substance, the protoplasm, of the plant is being formed and increased, are not supplied with carbon dioxide and mineral matter, but with such elaborated material as sugar and proteid substances, or others closely allied to them.
1, twig (4 nat.
The essential elements were livery of seisin (delivery of possession), which consisted in formally giving to the feoffee on the land a clod or turf, or a growing twig, as a symbol of the transfer of the land, and words by the feoffor declaratory of his intent to deliver possession to the feoffee with a "limitation" of the estate intended to be transferred.
At the end of each twig is a membrane pierced by pores, and a number of cilia depend into the lumen of the tube; these cilia maintain a constant motion.
If there.s any part of you that thinks I won.t snap your neck like a twig in a hurricane—
Twig with male flowers (2 nat.
The dorsal branch sends a blind twig into each of the diverticula of the dorsal mantle-sinus, the ventral branch supplies the nephridia and neighbouring parts before reaching the ventral lobe of the mantle.
milk, which is acid, is coagulated by 1, leaf; 2, twig with the addition of the alkaline juice of male flowers; 3, twig the ' ` achete " plant, or of another with female flowers; plant called " coasso."
You may tell by looking at any twig of the forest, ay, at your very wood-pile, whether its winter is past or not.
The cortical tissues gradually shrink and dry up, turning brown and black in patches or all over, and when at length the cambium and medullary ray tissues dry up the whole twig dies off.
Hence Fechner describes himself as a twig fallen from Schelling's stem.
There was a spring dedicated to Mercury between his temple and the Porta Capena; every shopman drew water from this spring on the 15th of May, and sprinkled it with a laurel twig over his head and over his goods, at the same time entreating Mercury to remove from his head and his goods the guilt of all his deceits (Ovid, Fasti, v.
One sits on the twig of a tree, just beneath our window, and he fills the air with his glad songs.
The remains of a similar bridge exist at Janglache; but there are no wooden or twig suspension bridges over the Tsanpo.
The canal of the cervix is about an inch long, and is spindle-shaped when looked at from in front; its anterior and posterior walls are in contact, and its lining mucous membrane is raised into a pattern which, from its likeness to a cypress twig, is called the arbor vitae.
He would perhaps have placed alder branches over the narrow holes in the ice, which were four or five rods apart and an equal distance from the shore, and having fastened the end of the line to a stick to prevent its being pulled through, have passed the slack line over a twig of the alder, a foot or more above the ice, and tied a dry oak leaf to it, which, being pulled down, would show when he had a bite.
It is only in the rare cases where a very young twig is preserved that the primary structure of the stem is found unaltered.
Borelli (De motu animalium, Rome, 1680), explained that birds are enabled to grasp the twig on which they rest whilst sleeping, without having to make any muscular exertion, because the weight of the body bends the knee and ankle-joints, over both of which pass the tendons of this compound muscle.
Ay, every leaf and twig and stone and cobweb sparkles now at mid-afternoon as when covered with dew in a spring morning.
One, called turanjbin, appears to exude, in small round tears, from the camelthorn, and also from the dwarf tamarisk; the other, sir-kasht, in large grains and irregular masses or cakes with bits of twig imbedded, is obtained from a tree which the natives call si g h chob (black wood), thought by Bellew to be a Fraxinus or Ornus.
If there.s any part of you that thinks I won.t snap your neck like a twig in a hurricaneâ€”
This is then stuck into a hole bored in the end of a suitable twig to produce the stem.
The dark spots on the scar, mark where the vascular bundles which carried the sap passed through from the twig into the leaf.
clanks away in a very suspicious manner, but she doesn't twig.
The symptoms on Pieris were an aerial twig dieback (Fig.
dowsed using a hazel twig.
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To go west means to hop the twig, pop one's clog, hand in one's dinner pail, and so on.
I gently rubbed with a thin twig the lower surfaces of two young petioles; and in 2 hrs.
bronze sickles could have been better employed to collect fodder (most probably leaf or twig foddering) for working animals, especially horses.
snap of a twig.
In the autumn you are able to see little brown swellings on every twig.
Then the monsters shivered in the cold night; one snapped a twig with his heavy boot.
Anything in nature - a bare twig against the sky - can lighten my mood.
Hi - I did n't twig you were with AOL.
The key is based on the arrangement of leaves on a twig OR features of a winter twig without leaves.
Drill a hole into the top of a fir tree twig to create the trunk.
The early use of the word is for a twig, shoot, cutting or sapling, which was the meaniiig of Lat.
This Fungus stimulates the main twig to shoot out more twigs than usual; the mycelium then enters each incipient twig and stimulates it to a repetition of the process, and so in the course of years large broom-like tufts result, often markedly different from the normal.
rudda, stick, rodda, stake), a twig or shoot of a tree or bush, especially a straight slender stick or wand used as an instrument of punishment, as a symbol of office, or as an implement, usually composed of several joints, for angling or fishing.
The eggs are enclosed in a case attached to a twig or stone and containing many chambers.
The axis, which in anatomical structure resembles a vegetative twig, bears numerous spirally arranged sporophylls, each of which carries a single large sporangium on its upper surface (fig.
I mean he; I mean the twig.
Bronze sickles could have been better employed to collect fodder (most probably leaf or twig foddering) for working animals, especially horses.
The rasp of his hand against the material made him almost miss the approaching footsteps and snap of a twig.
A twig cut for indoors will scent a room with its spicy fragrance.
Toys All bunnies are given a twig ball, a straw plait and a tunnel in their shed.
Stuck on a twig, they waved in the wind like a tattered flag for years.
Trees can also be purchased online but you are likely to get little more than a twig with roots that can be easily shipped and planted.
For a back to nature design, use a twig or branch from the yard as a curtain rod.
Small clusters of nuts randomly placed throughout the wreath then topped with glittering berries and a cross-bones twig effect is very pretty.
You can take a small twig or tree branch, set it in a secure base and spray the twig white.
Using colorful ribbons, thread through and eye loop and then tie each egg onto the painted twig, Make sure when you tied the ribbon onto the tree that you do so with a nice bow.
Use green Easter basket grass and make a small bird's nest, add a small twig and several candy eggs.
Use a hot glue gun to attach a red, yellow or blue bird on the twig just above the nest.
Fix the twig so it can also serve as a place card holder.
These pockets are handy for kids who love nature, as it's easy to slip a special rock, twig, or even a tiny living creature into an overall pocket.
Leaves are alternate, bipinnately compound and present at the end of twig.
At Coombe Royal, in South Devon, it grows quite 20 feet high, and is a spectacle of wondrous beauty about the end of April or the beginning of May, when every twig carries a cluster of fiery flowers.
The leaves vary much in size even on the same twig, being 3 to 5 inches long, tapering to a point, 1 1/4 to 2 1/2 inches wide, slightly hairy on both sides, and edged with coarse sharp teeth.
He begged a twig from a basket sent to Lady Suffolk, and when it rooted, a weeping willow was the result.
Currently trying to pursue his apprenticeship as a tattoo artist, Dizzle has hit a major speed bump, having been cut loose by his mentor Twig.
Originally an excellent airbrush artist, Twig moved into tats about six years ago.
Not. Frustrated with more than one of Dizzle's antics, Twig has decided Diz needs a reality check, and gives him the boot until he really understands what it means to have a career in body art.
They sell balsam wreaths as well as birch twig wreaths, even some interesting ones made out of feathers.
We seem to be justified in assuming that there are many movements of stretching and posturing possible to caterpillars, and that some caterpillars had a congenital fortuitous tendency to one position, some to another, and, finally that among all the variety of habitual movements thus exhibited one has been selected and perpetuated because it coincided with the necessary conditions of safety, since it happened to give the caterpillar an increased resemblance to a twig.
The fifth is an example where the bud to which the shoot should be cut back is badly placed; a shoot resulting from a bud left on the upper side is apt instead of growing outwards to grow erect, and lead to confusion in the form of the tree; to avoid this it is tied down in its proper place during the summer by a small twig.
He concluded that the mineral contained a new element, to which he gave the name of thallium, from 9aXX6, a green twig.
frantic pooh stick competitions ensued, I'm sure Miss Corner cheated by using a solar powered twig, but no matter.
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