osier

  1. flexible twig of a willow tree
  2. any of various willows having pliable twigs used in basketry and furniture

osier

Any of several willow trees and shrubs, cultivated for their supple branches which are used in basket making; in particular, S. viminalis. (Genus Salix.)
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osier

[n] - flexible twig of a willow tree 2. [n] - any of various willows having pliable twigs used in basketry and furniture
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Osier

O'sier noun [ French osier : confer Prov . French oisis , Armor. ozil , aozil , Greek ..., ..., ..., Latin vitex , and English withy .] (Botany) (a) A kind of willow ( Salix viminalis ) growing in wet places in Europe and Asia, ...
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Osier

O'sier adjective Made of osiers; composed of, or containing, osiers. 'This osier cage of ours.' Shak.
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osier

<botany> A kind of willow (Salix viminalis) growing in wet places in Europe and Asia, and introduced into North America. It is considered the best of the willows for basket work. The name is sometimes given to any kind of willow. ... One of the long, pliable twigs of this plant, or of other somilar plants. 'The rank of osiers by the murmuring...
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Osier

• (a.) Made of osiers; composed of, or containing, osiers. • (n.) One of the long, pliable twigs of this plant, or of other similar plants. • (n.) A kind of willow (Salix viminalis) growing in wet places in Europe and Asia, and introduced into North America. It is considered the best of the willows for basket work. The name is someti...
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osier

osier (ō'zhur) : see willow.
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