giant fir


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Related to giant fir: douglas fir, Abies grandis
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Noun1.giant fir - lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leavesgiant fir - lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves
silver fir - any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath
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Within minutes, however, the trek narrowed and curved onto a more level track through a grove of giant fir trees, the surrounding forest floor covered in oxalis and other greenery, with white bunchberry blooms here and spears of vanilla leaf there.
THE baubles and lights are long gone, but this giant fir is still up a month after Christmas because of a collared dove.
THE snow sparkled like diamonds in the morning sun as the chairlift slowly climbed past giant fir trees on the silent mountain.
It was all going along champion until we drove through a grove of giant fir trees on to a long ago decommissioned landing.
The giant fir, which has been decorated with twinkling lights, was given and delivered by Bed worth-based Arbury Tree and Landscape Services and has been erected outside the main entrance.
Giant fir trees fire off like rockets into the darkness above; walls revolve, revealing hefty stone hearths.
Two panels depicting elegantly charred stumps in studio settings flank the main image, a spacious colonnade of giant fir trunks made mysterious by a ghostly figure in the middle ground.
Dolls dance magically, swan boats arrive for Clara and her prince and when we move to the forest giant fir trees light up against a noble palace where lamps at twilight glow through the snowflakes.
It's 1973 and a Liverpool youngster looks on longingly as Christmas comes to Clayton Square -in the shape of a giant fir tree from North Wales.
It was here that he first saw the giant fir that was to bear his name.
Few other authors could risk-and win-a modern reader's attention through a full-page description of, for example, two men attempting to saw through a giant fir.