Definitions of elm

  1. hard tough wood of an elm tree; used for e.g. implements and furniture Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A shade tree whose hard timber is valuable for many purposes. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. A shade-tree with a board, spreading, or overaeching top. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. A well-known forest tree, of value for its timber. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. The name of a well-known tree. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for elm

  1. During this conversation the boys had both, for a few minutes, forgotten to watch the seat under the elm tree. – The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage by Charles G. D. Roberts
  2. It was over in a minute or two, and no one was the wiser for it but the birds in the tall elm trees above her head. – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray