Definition of 'lime tree'
Example sentences containing 'lime tree'
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Lime tree buds are small, pink and green. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Our neighbour's lime tree used to overhang our garden and block the light. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For later in the year you might have a lime tree or a robinia, both sweet on the air. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Set at the end of a track, it's shaded by an old lime tree and surrounded by meadows. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They did, too: in even riper old age, one turned into a lime tree and the other an oak. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was a row that erupted over a lime tree and its ramifications have become increasingly sour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It sits high up, in a copse of mature lime-tree tops, which still grow through the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The plot is an acre, with a 17th-century farmhouse at one end, crouching under an even older lime tree. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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