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pitch pine

n.
An eastern North American pine tree (Pinus rigida) having needles grouped in fascicles of three, formerly used as a source of pitch or turpentine.

pitch pine

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pitchpine

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1. (Plants) any of various coniferous trees of the genus Pinus, esp P. rigida, of North America, having red-brown bark and long lustrous light brown cones: valued as a source of turpentine and pitch
2. (Forestry) the wood of any of these trees

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n.
any of several pines from which pitch or turpentine is obtained.
[1670–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pitch pine - large three-needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbspitch pine - large three-needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbs; bark is red-brown deeply ridged; an important timber tree
yellow pine - any of various pines having yellow wood
2.pitch pine - large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canadapitch pine - large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
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it wasn't a common pitch pine leg he kicked with, was it?
Architecturally, it has much to commend it, with brick mullions, leaded glass windows, tall chimneys, an impressive pitch pine staircase, panelled doors and original handsome fireplaces in the principal reception rooms.
All the wooden doors, stairs and skirting boards are all made from reclaimed pitch pine that came from a factory being demolished in Manchester.
The special homes abound in outstanding hand-crafted architectural features, hand-cut stone arches, natural stone quoins, heads and cills, fine exposed antique brickwork and stonework There are feature fireplaces, antique pitch pine beams and trusses all bringing immense character and charm to each of these individual properties.
I took bits of the old American pitch pine we took out.
There are also some new features, many of them using reclaimed materials appropriate to the building, including heated slate floors in the kitchen and breakfast room, polished granite floor in the cloakroom, parquet and wood block floor and Coalbrookdale fire surround in the drawing room, along with the elegant staircase from the master suite to the fourth floor in the southern wing, which has been made using reclaimed pitch pine.
Nick, 49, who now lives in Holmfirth, said the cross - made of pitch pine from a Meltham mill - just needed cleaning up and varnishing and said: "It won't take much work and it'll be ready for the next 10 years.
The installation also features 1,000 acres of scrub oak and pitch pine barrens and over 4,500 acres of native grassland habitat - the largest in the state.
Pitch Pine Ale - Classic, clean and balanced American Pale Ale (APA) featuring a malty backbone and fresh leaf hop flavor.
The new robust fibreglass replica eaglet is indistinguishable from its historic pitch pine parent.
On entering the property the welcoming reception hall typifies homes of this period with original black and white mosaic tiled floor, decorative archway, impressive pitch pine staircase and original pitch pine doors.