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oak leaves

used in crown awarded to one who saves a life. [Rom. Tradition: Wheeler, 765]
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They were inspired by the Middleton family's new coat of arms, which includes acorns and oak leaves, and were created to echo and complement the tiara.
Starting with a central rose, add berries, oak leaves and willow at an angle to the rose.
A strip of live oak leaves and acorns replaced the cornucopia on the collar of the full dress coat.
Since joining Haas Outdoors in January a year ago, Jim has worked with the Mossy Oak folks to perfect the new Bigwoods camo, which features white oak leaves and branches on a simulated 3-D version of the original Trebark pattern and incorporates state of the art "shadow technology.
The only signs of a postmodern sensibility are the six coinlike circles bearing oak leaves distributed in a rough arc from the bottom left to the middle right of the canvas.
I pass the small box over my shoulder and break into the hardwoods, shuffling through shin-high drifts of oak leaves.
Then, to find out whether individual females can switch between the two modes, he watched summer-generation females, which live long enough to reproduce several times, breed on dead oak leaves inside nylon bags.
Students also created a mosaic of oak leaves to honor "Old Glory," a local 400-year-old heritage oak tree.
Oak leaves will be placed on the high altar during the service to pay tribute to those affected by road collisions.
Oak leaves, like the fallen foliage of most trees, can immediately be put to use as a wonderful mulch.