Definition of 'beech'
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Example sentences containing 'beech'
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A squirrel had plummeted about forty feet from an overhanging branch (also beech) and landed within inches of me. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It has a walnut seat and solid beech legs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The oak and beech shoe lasts eight weeks while the hoof heals. The Sun (2015)Under the beech trees in the park. Christianity Today (2000)One of the first wild orchids can now be found flowering in oak and beech woods. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some young beech trees have turned purple. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Do you want beech trees or some beach relief? The Sun (2012)The beech woods are acquiring a yellow tint but we shall have to wait for their orange and purple autumn glory. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The tall beech trees were dripping on to the sunlit paths and beyond the woodland patches of heather were near to flowering. BomberThere will be 400 white roses and hundreds of beech tree branches. The Sun (2011)They entered forests of oak and beech, following a faltering trail. Somewhere East of Life (1994)They like beech woods, but have been found in other woods. Food Watch (1994)Or with him in the beech woods, hearing his stories as we walked. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We can't tell an ash from a beech tree. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They like tall woods without much vegetation underneath the trees, especially beech woods. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A pretty hole with a nice backdrop of beech and oak trees. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We moved farther up to the beech woods before striking off uphill, where the ground showed signs of wild boar. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The frame is solid beech. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A laurel forest now covered the lawn except for a patch kept trimmed by rabbits round the trunk of the beech tree. Molly Keane's Ireland (1993)The original woodland is characterized by large trees of oak, beech, ash and maple. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)Based on 1950s designs, they come in stained ash and beech. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has a solid beech frame, leather upholstery and stainless-steel legs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The house has two huge weeping beech trees thought to be 250 years old and the oldest of their kind in Ireland. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The bluebells have had centuries to take hold here, and spread a thick blanket of blue beneath the mixed oak, ash and beech. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'beech'
British English: beech /biːtʃ/ NOUN
A beech or a beech tree is a tree with a smooth grey trunk.
...the branch of a huge beech tree.
- American English: beech tree
- Arabic: شَجَرَةُ الزَّان
- Brazilian Portuguese: faia
- Chinese: 山毛榉
- Croatian: bukva
- Czech: buk
- Danish: bøgetræ
- Dutch: beukenboom
- European Spanish: haya
- Finnish: pyökki
- French: hêtre
- German: Buche
- Greek: οξιά
- Italian: faggio
- Japanese: ブナ
- Korean: 너도밤나무
- Norwegian: bøk
- Polish: buk
- European Portuguese: faia
- Romanian: fag
- Russian: бук
- Spanish: haya
- Swedish: bok träd
- Thai: ต้นบีช
- Turkish: kayın ağacı
- Ukrainian: бук
- Vietnamese: cây sồi
Definition of beech from the Collins English Dictionary
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