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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers; Any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix.

Usage examples (35)
  • The very beetle climbing a rough willow is redolent of flowers.
  • Our plain willow chairs had ordinary covers, which, to my mind, rather interfered with sightseeing.
  • Dwarf willow is the only "tree" species up there and it grows along the ground between the rocks. jjjp
  • A section of a branch of birch or willow from the north only a couple of inches in diameter will show one or two hundred annual rings. for more
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