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synonyms for sapling

  • seedling
  • tree
  • young
  • youth
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How to use sapling in a sentence

I planted some native tree saplings, and I use the river to water them, so I’m worried that they’re not going to survive.
WHY A GEN ZER PICKING UP TRASH IN A PARK WENT VIRALHEATHER HANSMANAPRIL 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
These ambitious tree-planting efforts are usually announced with much fanfare but are not as straightforward as planting a few saplings and calling it a day.
CAN PLANTING MORE TREES KEEP CITIES FROM HEATING UP?SHAENA MONTANARIMARCH 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Developers may plant saplings, she said, but saplings cannot replace mature trees with limited room to grow.
NEIGHBORS MOUNT EFFORT TO DEFEND ARLINGTON’S TREES FROM DEVELOPMENTJUSTIN WM. MOYERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They can be living or dead wood, branches or saplings—as long as they are flexible.
HOW TO BUILD SNOWSHOES ON THE FLY—AND 4 OTHER TIPS FOR SURVIVING DEEP SNOWBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Cut a sapling that is strong and straight, and with a sturdy section that matches your height.
HOW TO BUILD SNOWSHOES ON THE FLY—AND 4 OTHER TIPS FOR SURVIVING DEEP SNOWBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The latter had succeeded in getting the sapling free of the snow, and were dragging it to the ice on the lake-shore.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
He pointed to the shore, where a long sapling lay partly uncovered in the snow.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
Before sunrise I had a fire burning and the kettle of mush slung on a green sapling for further cooking.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Straight and slim as a sapling Child Stig dances up, In each hand holding a fair silver cup.
THE SONGS OF RANILDANONYMOUS
Hugh had for many years been watching over the growth of a young blackthorn sapling.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SAPLING

  • filly
  • fledgling
  • foal
  • rookie
  • sapling
  • yearling
  • youngling
  • youngster
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