yew

[n] - wood of a yew 2. [n] - any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves
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Yew

An evergreen hardwood tree noted for it's use in making longbows. Common in churchyards it has many myths attached to it.
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Yew

The wood that the English long bow was traditionally made from.
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yew

Although a softwood, the timber of this native British species is very dense and strong. The wood is golden-brown in tone, close-grained and polishes to a fine finish; and as the trunks tend to twist, the wood is often beautifully figured. Yew has been a popular medium for the framework of country-made furniture since the 16thC, and from the 17th f
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Yew

Yew (ū) intransitive verb See Yaw .
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Yew

Yew noun [ Middle English ew , Anglo-Saxon eów , īw , eoh ; akin to Dutch ijf , Old High German īwa , īha , German eibe , Icelandic ȳr ; confer Ir. iubhar , Gael. iubhar , iughar , W.
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Yew

Yew (ū) adjective Of or pertaining to yew trees; made of the wood of a yew tree; as, a yew whipstock.
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yew

<botany> A type of tree found in temperate climates, different families (taxus) in North & South America, China, Africa and Europe. ... Taxol and taxotere - promising investigational chemotherapeutic agents, are both derived from this family of trees. Although they are now in clinical use, their high expense prevent many from using them.
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yew

noun any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves
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Yew

• (n.) A bow for shooting, made of the yew. • (n.) An evergreen tree (Taxus baccata) of Europe, allied to the pines, but having a peculiar berrylike fruit instead of a cone. It frequently grows in British churchyards. • (a.) Of or pertaining to yew trees; made of the wood of a yew tree; as, a yew whipstock. • (v. i.) See Yaw. &b
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yew

any tree or shrub of the genus Taxus (family Taxaceae), approximately eight species of ornamental evergreens, distributed throughout the Northern ... [3 related articles]
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yew

yew, name for evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus Taxus, somewhat similar to hemlock but bearing red berrylike fruits instead of true cones. Of somber appearance, with dark green leaves, the yew since antiquity has been associated with death and funeral rites. The English yew (T. baccata) was use...
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Yew

The yew (Taxus) is a genus of evergreen trees of the family taxaceae. The Yew has an irregular and twisted trunk that bears a purplish-brown bark. The wood is tough and resilient, helping to resist rotting. Its needles, which are flat and flexible, are dark green on top and light green underneath. They also arch downward and have two white bands on
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yew

Any of a group of evergreen coniferous trees native to the northern hemisphere. The dark green flat needlelike leaves and bright red berrylike seeds are poisonous; the wood is hard and close-grained. (Genus Taxus, family Taxaceae.) The western or Pacific yew (T. br...
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yew

you
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yew

to rise, as a layer of froth in a boiling liquid
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