: leaved

Examples of leafed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Diamond and Pearl Leaf Brooch, as the piece is known, features a triad of pearls set into a leafed branch of pave diamonds. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 14 Sep. 2022 Culantro is Eryngium foetidum, and looks more like a narrow-leafed lettuce than cilantro. Janet B. Carson, Arkansas Online, 11 Mar. 2023 It must be regularly pruned and de-leafed, as well as inspected for mold, mildew and insects. Elizabeth G. Dunn, New York Times, 17 Feb. 2023 The sculpture is an edition made as a slight variation on his monumental gold-leafed head sitting on the front balcony of the Metropolitan Opera. Dodie Kazanjian, Vogue, 6 Jan. 2023 The effect of the wind was intensified since trees were still fully leafed, increasing the surface area that wind could push against. Jacob Feuerstein, Washington Post, 27 July 2022 While boxwood is the little-leafed classic, southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) hits the opposite side of the size spectrum. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, 11 Nov. 2022 Their companions include a pair of spiny Dyckia ‘Burgundy Ice’ and a nearly black mass of large-leafed Heuchera ‘Obsidian’, in a low stone trough. Sunset Magazine, 27 Oct. 2022 Known as the Diamond and Pearl Leaf Brooch, the piece features a triad of pearls set into a leafed branch of pave diamonds. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 14 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1552, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leafed was in 1552

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“Leafed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leafed. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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