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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 will only feed on other trees if they run short of oak leaves to eat, and have been seen on hornbeam, hazel, beech, sweet chestnut and birch trees.
Starting with a central rose, add berries, oak leaves and willow at an angle to the rose.
at the end, the oak leaves bruised the color of those
Inspired by the tradition of the American lodge look, Saranac has the look of hand-crafted mouldings with embossed acorns, oak leaves and floral vines.
Galls are round growths on oak leaves, wild roses and other native plants.
The use of live oak leaves and acorns as a decoration of the Navy uniform--a symbol that has, in one form or another, carried over into today's missile age--was also introduced in the year 1830.
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." You'll like this pattern in any hunting environment for any quarry.
By the time of the Second release, most black oak leaves had emerged from the buds, and the expansion of leaves of the canopy was [sim]5% complete.
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.
Litter was sorted in the following categories: oak leaves, lichens, acorns, other leaves (mostly higher understory shrubs such as poison oak (late summer], Ribes californicus [year round], Arbutus menziesii [June, July], and Phoradendron villosum [year round]), dead insects, and miscellaneous (mainly twigs, branches [winter and spring], catkins [May, June], bud scales [May], dust and moss [year round]).
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.