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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A play by Stella Jones, attracted considerable attention when it was produced in 1957 in Bristol, England, toured by the New Zealand Players in 1959 and published by Whitcombe ...

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Sara Coleridge.

Edited by Peter Swaab.

in Sara Coleridge: Collected Poems

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

The Oak is called the king of trees,

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 51 words.

bark up the wrong tree: see bark.

cannot see the wood for the trees: see wood.

grow on

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James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 72 words.

[OE treo(w)].

The ancient Celts may have worshipped trees, as Eoin MacNeill asserted (1929), and certain trees are

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Trees

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3726 words.

Trees are vastly older than the human species, and the study of trees is itself a vast subject. With its focus on human/tree interaction through the ages, this article...

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Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 167 words.

Variants: Trow, Trees

Current frequencies: GB 889, Ireland 1 • GB frequency 1881: 690 • Main GB location

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Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli.

in International Law's Objects

December 2018; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 5754 words.

This chapter uses the example of the tree as a ‘natural object’ to reflect on how the categories of object and subject of international law are ill-suited to protect living entities. The...

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James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 141 words.

Large piece of timber, e.g. *beam, *lintel, *Rood-beam, *bressummer. Compounds include :

tree-house:

1. dwelling built among the branches of...

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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Large piece of timber, e.g. beam, lintel, Rood-beam, bressummer. See also tree-trunk.

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tree

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

1 Most commonly, short for rooted tree, i.e. a finite set of one or more nodes such that firstly there is a single designated node called the root and secondly the remaining...

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James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 13 words.

Large piece of timber, e.g. beam, lintel, Rood-beam, bressummer. See also tree-trunk.

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Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 306 words.

1. Most commonly, short for rooted tree, i.e. a finite set of one or more *nodes such that

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John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 307 words.

1 Most commonly, short for rooted tree, i.e. a finite set of one or more *nodes such that

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Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 384 words.

The characteristics traditionally ascribed to various species of tree differ sharply, and will be found under the name of each

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W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 53 words.

Israel was not well supplied with trees, but timber was constantly needed for buildings and on farms. Wood for the

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W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 53 words.

Israel was not well supplied with trees, but timber was constantly needed for buildings and on farms. Wood for the

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Tree

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 764 words.

For particulars of some famous and patriarchal trees see oak and yew.

In the Natural History Museum, London, is

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Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

English (mainly southeastern): topographic name for someone who lived near a conspicuous tree, Middle English tre(w).

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Colette Deremble.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 400 words.

Medieval artists had a particular affection for the theme of the tree, primarily because it was part of the essential

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David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 133 words.

Trees play important roles in mythology as natural objects rooted in the earth and reaching up to the sky. They

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Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 1058 words.

About thirty trees are mentioned in the Bible, of which some have achieved a certain fame. The first is the Tree of Knowledge (see below) which is not specified as being an apple tree, but...

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