big tree

noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web After visiting the tree several times to view it from different angles in different light settings, the city clears a space in early October for the crane that will eventually move the big tree. Matt Benoit, Discover Magazine, 23 Dec. 2022 Sure, the big tree in Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland gets a lot of attention, but it’s not the only option. oregonlive, 18 Nov. 2022 Stay at Hotel Settles for super festive decor, including a big tree covered in ornaments. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 16 Nov. 2022 Arlene and Robert Grafilo fled to Centre 200 with their children, ages 3 and 10, after a big tree toppled on their duplex apartment. Rob Gillies, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Sep. 2022 Lightning storms in June 1931 started eight forest fires and hurt four Pomona boys, who were riding their bikes in circles around a big tree in front of the Pomona YMCA when the tree got zapped. Los Angeles Times, 5 July 2022 Pete kicks at the gravel-and-grass front yard, and wonders where the big tree went. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 26 June 2022 Like, guys: there's a talking raccoon voiced by Bradley Cooper and a big tree that repeats the same line over and over voiced by Vin Diesel. Evan Romano, Men's Health, 5 May 2022 Every day in high school under the big tree in front of the school. Washington Post, 30 May 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of big tree was in 1853

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“Big tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/big%20tree. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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big tree

noun
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