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oak leaves

used in crown awarded to one who saves a life. [Rom. Tradition: Wheeler, 765]
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A strip of live oak leaves and acorns replaced the cornucopia on the collar of the full dress coat.
to the purser's cap, encircling it by a wreath of oak leaves.
Method: Tell your children to collect lots of oak leaves.
Now ask them if all oak leaves have the same number of lobes or not
In addition, oak leaves make the very best mulch money can buy, and you will have a constant supply at no charge.
A trillium or two spiral up, spearing right through tough, tan oak leaves that were pasted flat by winter snow.
California natives like local material such as oak leaves, indigenous stones and crushed, dried scrub plants.
In early spring, they venture into forests and woodlots to check on emerging poplar and oak leaves.
Best of all, perhaps, the lawn will gradually be buried under a fragrant mulch of redwood, cedar and oak leaves, and then cease to be a lawn at all.
No one likes to comb processed oak leaves out of his or her hair - neither does he want to spend time constantly sweeping patios, decks, and concrete driveways to reduce the staining caused by the excrement.
Camouflaged by chaparral and fallen oak leaves, more than 50 compact cameras have been rigged through parkland as part of a three-year study tracking wildlife populations and the corridors they most frequently use to migrate through the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
Lichen and moss grow on rocks; trees and grasses are green; and fallen oak leaves and acorns make a soft, albeit soggy, carpet over trails left muddy by the rains.