shadblow

noun

shad·​blow ˈshad-ˌblō How to pronounce shadblow (audio)

Examples of shadblow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But this is also where this mister and the missus once stood and danced together—walk, walk, walk, and step hold—and there are the starry, late blooming flowers, and the shadblow and a birch, and a shrubbery garden border. Diane Williams, Harper’s Magazine , 16 Feb. 2022 Following the ribbon cutting, which coincidentally marked to the day the commission's 49th anniversary, Schooley and Avery planted an Arbor Day commemorative shadblow tree. Annie Gentile, Courant Community, 1 May 2018 Shorter trees, like dogwoods, shadblows and lindens, are better suited to grow alongside power lines, Pitz said. Matthew Ormseth, courant.com, 25 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shadblow was in 1846

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“Shadblow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shadblow. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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