Elder tree


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(Bot.) Same as Elder.

See also: Elder

References in classic literature ?
"Just such another large blooming Elder Tree stands near the New Booths.
The most wonderful fairy tales grow out of that which is reality; were that not the case, you know, my magnificent Elderbush could not have grown out of the tea-pot." And then she took the little boy out of bed, laid him on her bosom, and the branches of the Elder Tree, full of flowers, closed around her.
And there is an Elder Tree standing beside it; and the cock is scraping away the earth for the hens, look, how he struts!
And spring came, and summer; and then it was autumn, and then winter; and a thousand pictures were reflected in the eye and in the heart of the boy; and the little girl always sang to him, "This you will never forget." And during their whole flight the Elder Tree smelt so sweet and odorous; he remarked the roses and the fresh beeches, but the Elder Tree had a more wondrous fragrance, for its flowers hung on the breast of the little maiden; and there, too, did he often lay his head during the flight.
Yes, it was delightful; and the little maiden showed the boy everything; and the Elder Tree still was fragrant, and the red flag, with the white cross, was still waving: the flag under which the old seaman in the New Booths had sailed.
The tea-pot was standing on the table, but no Elder Tree was growing out of it!
"That he glided like a shadow behind the elder trees?"
And don't forget to ask the elder tree permission before picking the blossom as folklore has it that the Elder Tree Mother lives in the elder tree and watches over it and gets cross if you don't respect the tree and its fruits.
Make a fire of elder tree, death within your house will be.
include The Big Mosque of Mercy and Elder Tree. Ellery has received the
Several years ago in North Dakota, while on a midday scouting trip, I climbed up into a twisted, old box elder tree that had a convenient limb to sit on without actually hanging a stand.
But when the 88-yearold returned to the garden of Holy Nativity Church in Chapel House just days later, he found the box elder tree had been vandalised.