fir tree


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Noun1.fir tree - any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abiesfir tree - any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
Abies, genus Abies - true firs
fir - nonresinous wood of a fir tree
silver fir - any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath
Abies bracteata, Abies venusta, bristlecone fir, Santa Lucia fir - a pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines
fir cone - the seed-producing cone of a fir tree
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
Translations
jedle
grantræ
kuusi
bor
もみ
전나무
barrträd
ต้นเฟอร์
cây linh sam

fir tree

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fir tree

شَجَر التَّنُّوب jedle grantræ Tanne έλατο abeto kuusi sapin bor abete もみ 전나무 spar grantre jodła abeto ель barrträd ต้นเฟอร์ köknar ağacı cây linh sam 杉树
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This happened every year; and the young Fir Tree, that had now grown to a very comely size, trembled at the sight; for the magnificent great trees fell to the earth with noise and cracking, the branches were lopped off, and the trees looked long and bare; they were hardly to be recognised; and then they were laid in carts, and the horses dragged them out of the wood.
When Christmas came, quite young trees were cut down: trees which often were not even as large or of the same age as this Fir Tree, who could never rest, but always wanted to be off.
Then two servants came in rich livery and carried the Fir Tree into a large and splendid drawing-room.
There was such a bawling and screaming--the Fir Tree alone was silent, and he thought to himself, "Am I not to bawl with the rest?
The Fir Tree stood quite still and absorbed in thought; the birds in the wood had never related the like of this.
They snuffed about the Fir Tree, and rustled among the branches.
They lived with their Mother in a sand-bank, underneath the root of a very big fir tree.
The Thing itself lay almost entirely buried in sand, amidst the scattered splinters of a fir tree it had shivered to frag- ments in its descent.
The coarse evergreen color of the small fir trees scattered here and there among the birches was an unpleasant reminder of winter.
Over the hedge on one side we looked into a plowed field, and on the other we looked over a gate at our master's house, which stood by the roadside; at the top of the meadow was a grove of fir trees, and at the bottom a running brook overhung by a steep bank.
There is a big grove of fir trees behind it, two rows of Lombardy poplars down the lane, and a ring of white birches around a very delightful garden.
The winds were out in their tops, and there is no sweeter music on earth than that which the wind makes in the fir trees at evening.