whitethorn


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whitethorn

(ˈwaɪtˌθɔːn)
n
(Plants) another name for hawthorn
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Noun1.whitethorn - thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berrieswhitethorn - thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
Crataegus, genus Crataegus - thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
haw, hawthorn - a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
Translations

whitethorn

[ˈwaɪtθɔːn] Nespino m

whitethorn

[ˈwaɪtˌθɔːn] nbiancospino
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Native hedgerows made up of whitethorn, birch and wild roses will appeal to wildlife, so do some research before you plant borders.
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The younger is Elsie Johnson born 1914, lived at 22 Whitethorn Crescent, Cowgate, Newcastle.
Come we to the summer, to the summer we will come, For the woods are full of bluebells and the hedges full of bloom, And the crow is on the oak a-building of her nest, And love is burning diamonds in my true lover's breast; She sits beneath the whitethorn a-plaiting of her hair, And I will to my true lover with a fond request repair; I will look upon her face, I will in her beauty rest, And lay my aching weariness upon her lovely breast.
The incident happened at around 7.20pm on December 17 in Brackla, Bridgend, when the 71-year-old man was walking near Pizza Hut at the Triangle shopping area on Whitethorn Drive near the Two Brewers pub.
Andrew Bodman was observed living at Hannah Bodman's address in Whitethorn Road, in Crumlin, near Caerphilly, through covert surveillance.
It would not be a green island, and we'd be so used to it we wouldn't be calling out our thanksgiving to the very heavens as we are today.''On a similar theme, in her novel "Whitethorn Woods'' she writes, "If sunsets were universally scarlet and gold, then we wouldn't value them at all.''
JACQUELINE OSHEROW's most recent book of poems is Whitethorn (LSU Press, 2011).
Mr Lilly, aged 44, of Whitethorn Crescent, said: "It was 5.30am and I could hear the wheelie bins banging outside.
Mae sawl enw Saesneg hefyd gan gynnwys y 'may' neu'r 'may flower', 'may blossom', 'maythorn', 'quickthorn', 'whitethorn' a 'motherdie'.