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tree
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 8
1. Any perennial woody plant of considerable size ( usually over twenty feet high) and growing with a single trunk.
2. Something constructed in the form of, or considered as resembling, a tree, consisting of a stem, or stock, and branches; as, a genealogical tree.
3. A cross or gallows; as Tyburn tree.
4. Wood; timber.
5. A mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution. See Lead tree, under Lead.
6. A piece of timber, or something commonly made of timber; - used in composition, as in axletree, boottree, chesstree, crosstree, whiffletree, and the like.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To drive to a tree; to cause to ascend a tree; as, a dog trees a squirrel.
2. To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree; as, to tree a boot. See Tree, n., 3.
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