big tree

noun

Examples of big tree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Longfellow neighborhood of Midtown Kansas City is known for its quiet, shady streets and the whimsical fairy houses tucked in the roots of the big trees lining its roads. Natalie Wallington, Kansas City Star, 6 June 2024 As the summer temperatures rise, deep-water big trees once a month. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 June 2024 Benches, a pergola, and a vegetable garden allow for togetherness, while a big tree at the property’s edge provides a private haven where one client rests. Francine Kiefer, The Christian Science Monitor, 1 Mar. 2024 Hotel Ynez was perfect for a girls weekend, with cute rooms and a giant central garden featuring hammocks, fire pits, big trees, and more. Chelsee Lowe, Travel + Leisure, 25 Feb. 2024 But base circumference does not make a big tree—indeed, most really wide white pines are comparatively squat. Bill McKibben, The New Yorker, 23 Nov. 2023 The weather service also warned in a tweet to not park cars next to big trees due to the strong winds. Dallas News, 1 Mar. 2023 New fire dangers put them at risk, and more frequent floods erode the big trees’ footing. Discover Magazine, 6 Jan. 2024 In summer the cemetery smells of cut grass under a high sun, and the leaves of that big tree whisper in the stillness. Jeff MacGregor, Smithsonian Magazine, 5 Jan. 2024

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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 21 Jun. 2024.

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big tree

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