Thesaurus / twig

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It was his unifying work that pruned all these twigs of knowledge into a single coherent and lovely tree — one that’s borne fruit for generations of scientists, mathematicians and engineers.

The Solo Stove Lite Stove is a stainless steel contraption that pulls in air through the holes in its base to help the sticks and twigs inside combust.

Two of my neighbors use those blowers that blow leaves and debris out into the street, but unfortunately they don't bag the leaves and twigs.

These insects, however, belong on a nearby — but different — twig of the insect evolutionary tree.

These ethanol-susceptible twigs sprout quite different animals.

Their heads are in the walls of the House of Skulls, and the little child strikes them, as he goes by, with a twig.

The Infidel, Vol. II.Robert Montgomery Bird

When a twig speaks under a deer in his passage through the woods, the sound is sharp, dainty, alert.

Wood Folk at SchoolWilliam J. Long

"Not so much as a twig between here and eternity," he said to himself, with a shudder.

The Red AcornJohn McElroy

Thus marched he out, swaggering down the streets, and swinging his twig of almond-tree in his hand.

The Pacha of Many TalesFrederick Marryat

Twig collared the fox as he bolted, and as the hounds were making a dash at him.

The BadgerAlfred E. Pease

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