sycamore


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Synonyms for sycamore

variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree

Eurasian maple tree with pale grey bark that peels in flakes like that of a sycamore tree

thick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising from near the ground

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The doctor went nearer to the ground; the anchors were thrown out, and one of them soon caught in the boughs of a huge sycamore.
Soon, as the road turned, the Chateau de la Valliere appeared in view; then, a quarter of a mile beyond, a white house, encircled in sycamores, was visible at the farther end of a group of trees, which spring had powdered with a snow of flowers.
That afterglow has long faded away; and the picture we are apt to make of Methodism in our imagination is not an amphitheatre of green hills, or the deep shade of broad-leaved sycamores, where a crowd of rough men and weary-hearted women drank in a faith which was a rudimentary culture, which linked their thoughts with the past, lifted their imagination above the sordid details of their own narrow lives, and suffused their souls with the sense of a pitying, loving, infinite Presence, sweet as summer to the houseless needy.
The chapel, thus rebuilt, transported, was pleasing to the eye beneath its leafy curtains of poplars and sycamores.
He crossed back to Westminster, went up to the Temple, and sat down to smoke in the Middle Temple gardens, listening to the thin voice of the fountain and smelling the spice of the sycamores that came out heavily in the damp evening air.
It was a dense thicket, in which rose huge cypresses, sycamores, tulip-trees, olives, tamarinds, oaks, and magnolias.
6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sycamore Partners today announced that it has acquired E.
The Firm represented Sycamore Partners in raising Sycamore Partners II, L.
FAMILIES wanting to move into their dream home before Christmas should look at the Sycamore house type, a fourbedroom property designed with modern families in mind.
American sycamore is going through a resurgence in popularity.
PennDOT has agreed to spare a large section of the grove of sycamore trees, but 10 to 14 will get the ax because they are either sick or potentially hazardous to drivers.
And if we don't, we can simply borrow a quirky Sycamore for the evening.
The Sycamore sales team recently unveiled its penthouse collection to the New York brokerage community at a penthouse preview party.
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When Miss Lena came home from visiting her sister in Jackson and found out Bobby Lee Carter had hanged a man from her sycamore tree, she left the breakfast dishes unwashed in the sink for the first time in her life.