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The same applies to yew and box hedges. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But he had no memory of any yew tree in the grounds. On the Trail of Merlin - a guide to the Celtic mystery tradition (1991) Box and yew topiary is particularly suitable for tiny spaces as it provides form and greenery all year round. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They'll also provide screening while the yew and box plants are getting established. Times, Sunday Times (2015)On yew trees, the first male flowers are appearing beneath the dark green leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In the music gardens, box and yew shapes form the symbolic patterns of notes and musical instruments. Times, Sunday Times (2006)To find the Centre turn right down the hill just before the yew wood at the south end. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)A yew tree lost in the build has been turned into a curved bookcase and a mottled sliding door. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The whole yew tree is poisonous, except for the pulp of the fleshy red berries that adorn it in autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She asked me to make a garden of dark green with lots of clipped yew trees and one which would recall Rome. The Education of a Gardener (1994)Part the twigs and stems of an outwardly verdant yew or box hedge and you'll see that only the tips have green leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A clipped yew hedge behind wrought-iron railings sets the period town house back from the street. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Chalk grassland, scrub, and deciduous woodland with box and yew. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)
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Translations for 'yew'
British English: yew /juː/ NOUN
A yew or a yew tree is an evergreen tree. It has sharp leaves which are broad and flat, and red berries.
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