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osier

(ō`zhər): see willowwillow,
common name for some members of the Salicaceae, a family of deciduous trees and shrubs of worldwide distribution, especially abundant from north temperate to arctic areas.
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withe, wythe

withe, 1
1. A partition dividing two flues in the same chimney stack.
2. A flexible, slender twig or branch; an osier; esp. used to tie down thatching on roofs.
3. Each continuous vertical section of wall, one masonry unit in thickness.

osier


osier

1. any of various willow trees, esp Salix viminalis, whose flexible branches or twigs are used for making baskets, etc.
a twig or branch from such a tree
2. any of several North American dogwoods, esp the red osier

Osijek

3. a town in NE Croatia on the Drava River: under Turkish rule from 1526 to 1687. Pop.: 85 000 (2005 est.)
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Osier beds lined the flat low road in this vicinity.
Page 130, for mail-order sources for these species and others): Golden Willow (Salix alba vitellina): This species includes many varieties with beautiful yellow-orange osiers, and it's the most cold hardy of willows grown for coppice.
purpurea): Purple willow can be found in many forms, including named varieties, most of which produce purple osiers.
By growing new willows from cuttings, you can expect good osier production within three years.
Mr Osier added that Wright had been treated well during the time he was held in police custody.
Mr Osier said Wright was formally charged with the murders of Annette Nicholls, Tania Nicol, Gemma Adams, Paula Clennell and Anneli Alderton at around 10pm last night.
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She is survived by her two sons: Ronald Marcy and his wife Jean Marcy and Robert Marcy; her daughter, Maxine Marcy and her husband David Osier, all of Woodstock, CT; her sister, Eunice Lester, of Quincy, FL; three grandchildren: Melissa Desrosiers of Woodstock, CT, Jessica Gill of Braintree, MA, and Christina Gregorzek of Thompson, CT; two great grandchildren: Tarryn and Hayden; two step grandchildren: Heather French and Rebecca Gallo; one step great grandchild, Joseph Gallo III; many nieces and nephews.