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Beech

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Hampshire

Village just off the A339, 2 m. W of Alton. Sir Compton Mackenzie lived at Canadian Cottage (demolished in the 1960s) in the holidays and at...

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Beech

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 11 words.

Le Bech 1285. ‘(Place at) the beech-tree’. OE bēce.

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Beeching

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

English (Kent and Sussex): topographic name, from either Old English bece, bæce ‘stream’ or Old English bēce ‘beech’, hence

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Beecher

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 28 words.

1. Southern English: variant of Beech (see Beach), the -er suffix having a locative sense.

2. Americanized form

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Beecher

Paul C. Echols.

in Grove Music Online

January 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 237 words.

Family of clergymen, authors, and reformers active in the 19th century. Lyman Beecher (1775–1863), a Presbyterian minister and renowned evangelical leader, was a strong advocate of reform...

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beech

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 22 words.

beach, beech, beseech, bleach, breach, breech, each, impeach, leach, leech, outreach, peach, pleach, preach, reach, screech, speech, teach

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beech

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 22 words.

beach, beech, beseech, bleach, breach, breech, each, impeach, leach, leech, outreach, peach, pleach, preach, reach, screech, speech, teach

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Beecher

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 242 words.

Family of clergymen, authors, and reformers active in the 19th century. Lyman Beecher (1775–1863), a Presbyterian minister and

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Beeching

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 166 words.

PhD

Born 21 April 1913; s of Hubert J. Beeching; m 1938, Ella Margaret Tiley; died 23 March 1985

Director, Lloyds Bank Ltd, since 1965...

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beech

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 81 words.

Deciduous tree native to the Northern Hemisphere. Beeches have wide-spreading branches, smooth grey bark and alternate, coarse-toothed leaves. Male flowers

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beech

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Deciduous tree native to the Northern Hemisphere. Beeches have wide-spreading branches, smooth grey bark and alternate, coarse-toothed leaves. Male flowers hang from thin stems; pairs of...

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