Thesaurus / pensile
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The oriole uses them the most successfully, often attaching her pensile nest to the branch by their aid.

Ways of NatureJohn Burroughs

Four or five weeping-willows, their stems leaning towards the grave, hang their pensile branches over it.

There it hung, like a hermits beard, from the pensile branch.

Pictures of Southern LifeWilliam Howard Russell

The Philippine and Pensile Grosbeak make also very curious nests.

Pensile in mid-heaven, gazest thou yet with seraphic sorrow on this, the guilty abode of guilty man?

A Love StoryA Bushman

In a flowering hawthorn outside our window we watched a loving pair building their pensile nest among the thorns and blossoms.

Pastoral DaysWilliam Hamilton Gibson

The "pensile Lilac" has been sung by many poets; but the spirit of the flower has been best portrayed in verse by Elizabeth Akers.

Old-Time GardensAlice Morse Earle

They were of the species known as the “pensile weaver-bird” (Ploceus pensilis).

The Bush BoysCaptain Mayne Reid

Other species of Polybia build nests different in shape and arrangement, though still of the pensile character.

It is the most artistic of all pensile structures, and resembles an old-fashioned silken purse.

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