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birch

See definition of birch on Dictionary.com
  • as incudgel
  • as inrod
  • as instick
  • as inwhip
  • as inthrash
  • as inthresh
  • as inwhip

synonyms for birch

  • nightstick
  • truncheon
  • bastinado
  • bat
  • billy
  • blackjack
  • bludgeon
  • cane
  • club
  • cosh
  • ferule
  • mace
  • paddle
  • rod
  • sap
  • shill
  • shillelagh
  • stick
  • switch
  • billyclub
  • spontoon
See also synonyms for: birched / birching
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How to use birch in a sentence

I’d been wooed by spring delights—birch saplings rich with new greens, the sighing pines swaying dozens of feet above them.
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To my left, through the scratched glass window, I could make out a vast valley below, speckled with birch and aspen trees exploding into vibrant yellows as autumn neared.
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Fast-growing birch send nutrients to slower-moving fir trees.
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It could be a strip of birch bark or a handful of Doritos—as long as it’s something small, dry, and oily, it should work.
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Solid birch wooden legs are dark brown, and a decorative nailhead design is found along the base of the chair.
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It is well known in Sweden that when a pine forest is felled, a growth, not of pine but of birch, immediately springs up.
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By and by, a straggling birch bluff rose blackly across their way, but nobody swung wide.
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The walls consisted of trees laid one upon another; and the roof was of birch bark.
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In fact, there was not, in all the parish, a more generally unpopular man than Billy Birch.
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Billy Birch would not shut up his dog at night, and as for killing him, that was out of the question.
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SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BIRCH

  • bastinado
  • bat
  • billy
  • billyclub
  • birch
  • blackjack
  • bludgeon
  • cane
  • club
  • cosh
  • ferule
  • mace
  • nightstick
  • paddle
  • rod
  • sap
  • shill
  • shillelagh
  • spontoon
  • stick
  • switch
  • truncheon
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.