wych elm

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wych elm

also witch elm  (wĭch)
A large elm (Ulmus glabra) native to Eurasia.

[From Middle English wiche, from Old English wice; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

wych′ elm`

a large-leaved European elm, Ulmus glabra, introduced in the U.S.
[1620–30; wych wych elm, Middle English wyche, Old English wice]
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Noun1.wych elm - Eurasian elm often planted as a shade treewych elm - Eurasian elm often planted as a shade tree
genus Ulmus, Ulmus - type genus of family Ulmaceae; deciduous trees having simple serrate leaves; widely distributed in temperate regions
elm, elm tree - any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees
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Bob scrambled up an old wych elm tree and let out a piercing scream.
Now a handful of eggs of the hairstreak have been found on wych Elm trees - a more resilient variety of elm - at Lennel, near Coldstream, Berwickshire, by amateur naturalists.
15, saying the eggs were found more than a week earlier on some wych elm trees in Lennel, which is right on the River Tweed that runs along southeastern Scotland's border with England.
A woman's skull was found on April 18, 1943, by a young boy who climbed into a wych elm looking for birds' nests.
A wych elm tree near Allt y Benglog National Nature Reserve, at Rhydymain, Dolgellau, was the only known host in the UK to a particular colony of lichen.
The contract is for the execution of the service of monitoring the fruiting with a detailed inventory of trees on positions and a set of seed material, leaves and stems of ash haughty and a set of seed material Wych elm, elm elm robur and common areas NATURA 2000 sites in Poland in the years 2014 to 2015 on area of districts:
Simon "volleyed" the ball with a kick that sent it into the upper branches of a wych elm.
All enquiries to Daniel Robinson & Sons, Wych Elm, Harlow, Essex CM20 1QP.
The pupils had previously visited Wych Elm Falconry where they created illustrations of birds of prey, later transformed by the artist into colourful pieces of artwork.
The area has a rich mix of ash, oak and wych elm trees and is home to a wide variety of birds, including warblers, flycatchers and redstarts.
The Wych Elm in Burntwood, Staffs, beat hundreds of pubs to top a nationwide survey, and undercover assessors gave it full marks for service, a friendly welcome and food quality.