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Lexicographically close words:
horizontally; horizontals; hormone; hormones; horn; hornbill; hornbills; hornblende; hornblendic; hornbook
  1. Comparisons: The blue beech or hornbeam is often confused with the ironwood or hop hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana).

  2. And I submit that no treatment of it can be tolerable which does not maintain this hornbeam wood intact.

  3. These "spear" trees will make fine timber for future generations, provided they receive timely attention by being relieved of the competing growth of the unpicturesque hornbeam pollards.

  4. It was certainly the biggest hornbeam wood in these islands, and I suppose in the world.

  5. Hornbeam } fences by means of undergrowth { Ash } from lopping and { Elm } cutting.

  6. It is often called hornbeam and ironwood, and it is closely related to hop hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana).

  7. The statistics of sawmill cut in the United States do not mention hornbeam even among such minor species as holly, Osage orange, alder, and apple.

  8. Few lines of fence are built exclusively of hornbeam posts, because not enough can be had in one place; but posts are cut singly or a few together from Maine to Arkansas, and the aggregate number is large.

  9. Hornbeam blooms in April and May and its fruit ripens in August and September.

  10. Hornbeam meets these requirements exactly, and doubtless the Indian found this out by experience.

  11. Four species of hornbeam are known in the world, and two of them are in the United States.

  12. The leaves of hornbeam are simple and alternate; they taper to a sharp point at the end, while the base is rounded.

  13. Because of the small size and limited quantity hornbeam will never come into commercial prominence.

  14. Hornbeam may, therefore, be listed among woods which have little or no figure.

  15. The lumberman or the farmer selects a hornbeam sapling as being the best material obtainable for making a wagon or sleigh tongue, a skid, or a lever.

  16. Now take the gentleman into the garden for a minute; that will amuse him; if he likes to look at pretty things, show him the arbor of hornbeam trees that the poor dear old gentleman made.

  17. At the farther end there was a thick, green alley of hornbeam trees, which had been the joy and pride of the late owner.

  18. The trees chiefly used for the hedges, and the best for the purpose, are the hornbeam among deciduous trees, or the yew among evergreens.

  19. The beech might be used instead of the hornbeam on suitable soil.

  20. Opposite its door, on the other side of the road, grew a spreading hornbeam tree surrounded by a cluster of swamp blackberry bushes.

  21. In another moment he clumped past them in the middle of the road, the circle of light from his lantern just missing them as they stood in the grass at the side under the hornbeam and blackberry bushes.

  22. In the black shadow of the hornbeam Mr. Ellery stood still.

  23. In the Hornbeam it is a three-lobed, persistent bract that performs this function; and the fruits of the Lime are also blown away by the aid of a large bract from the middle of which the fruit-stalk projects.

  24. The Hornbeam (Carpinus Betulus) is a much smaller tree, more or less abundant in the damp, clayey woods of the South.

  25. Four of our forest trees belong to the order Cupuliferae; these are the Oak, Beech, Hornbeam and Hazel.

  26. Hornbeam was the tree most used in former ages, and for a simple green alley nothing is better.

  27. The trees most generally used in the fashioning of pleached alleys were the Hornbeam and Lime, both native of this country, but green alleys have been made of Yew, of Cotoneaster buxifolia, of Holly, and other evergreens.

  28. I wanted to run round to the back of the hornbeam hedge, which had been planted to shelter plants and not sharpshooters, but I restrained myself.

  29. I could not see, but I guessed at once that it was Philip, though it might have been Courtenay hiding behind some gooseberry bushes or the low hornbeam hedge, about twenty yards away.

  30. The sharp relentless shrike that used to live by the copse moved up here, and from that very hornbeam perpetually darted across the road upon insects in the fern and furze opposite.

  31. By these hornbeam trees a streamlet flows out of the copse, crossed at the hedge by a pole, to prevent cattle straying in.

  32. One afternoon one of the pair flew up into a hornbeam which stood beside the garden not twenty yards at farthest.

  33. Some botanists include this genus and that of Ostrya in the order Betulaceae, instead of placing them in Cupuliferae, as the nut of the Hornbeam is not surrounded by a cup or husk, but by a leaf-like involucre as shown in fig.

  34. The Hop Hornbeam (Ostrya vulgaris) was included in the genus Carpinus by Linnaeus; and indeed the general construction of the flowers is the same.

  35. The fine, delicate spray of the hop hornbeam is a fairy net whose every mesh is fringed with immaculate beauty.

  36. The hop-like strobiles of the hop hornbeam seem especially made to blow over the surface of the frozen snow; they drop off the queer little oblong bags as they go and thus the smooth small nuts inside are planted.

  37. The inner part of the bark of the hornbeam is stated by Linnaeus to afford a yellow dye.

  38. The hornbeam thrives well on stiff, clayey, moist soils, into which its roots penetrate deeply; on chalk or gravel it does not flourish.

  39. By these hornbeam trees a little streamlet flows out from the copse and under the road by a culvert.

  40. The foliage of the hornbeam was still pale, and the blackcaps' colours being so pale also (with the exception of the poll), it was not easy to see them.

  41. European hornbeam (Carpinus Betulus), a small tree with tough white wood, often used for making yokes for cattle.

  42. Defn: The American hop hornbeam (Ostrya Virginica), a small tree with very tough wood.

  43. The hornbeam was much less common than the ash and was saved with particular care.

  44. Ash and hornbeam were his most precious woods.

  45. Uncle Lyman said only lightning could rive it, that the hornbeam drew fire from the clouds, and one should never go near it in a thunder storm.

  46. The bark of the Hornbeam is light-gray and smooth, and the wood very white, tough, and strong.

  47. Picturesquely considered, the Hornbeam is very nearly allied to the beech.

  48. When raised from seed, the common Hornbeam acquires the usual magnitude of the beech, to which, as before stated, it is similar in its appearance.

  49. The Hornbeam preserves itself from the butting of the deer, by its mode of throwing out its branches; on this account it should be cultivated in parks, as well as for its beauty and shelter.

  50. The hop hornbeam has a hop-like cluster of seeds, each in an inflated papery bag.

  51. Illustration: Catkins, staminate and pistillate, of a hornbeam and a birch; catkins and acorn flowers of an oak] In England the witch elm corresponds to our own witch hazel.

  52. In the vicinity of Valenciennes, branches of Birch or Hornbeam are placed by rural swains at the doors of their sweethearts; thorny branches at the portals of prudes; and Elder boughs at the doors of flirts.

  53. In the country districts around Valenciennes, it is an old custom for lovers to hang a bough of Birch or Hornbeam over the doorway of his lady-love.

  54. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "hornbeam" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.