weeping willow


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weeping willow

a hybrid willow tree, Salix alba × S. babylonica, known as S. alba var. tristis, having long hanging branches: widely planted for ornament

weeping willow

symbolizes grief at loss. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
See: Grief
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Caption: Figure 3.--Bending properties of compressed weeping willow wood panels with various densities (samples: a, 0.50 g/[cm.sup.3]; b, 0.60 a/[cm.sup.3]; c, 0.70 g/[cm.sup.3]; d, 0.81 g/[cm.sup.3]; e, 0.90 g/[cm.sup.3]; f, 1.01 g/[cm.sup.3]; g, 1.08 g/[cm.sup.3]).
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She was locked away in a tiny room and her tears fell like the leaves from a nearby weeping willow tree.
Weeping willow. Ruth White, read by Angela Jayne Rogers.
The price for any tree--Johnny Appleseed included--is $35, a reasonable sum, some would say, for bringing George Washington Carver's green ash, Napoleon's gravesite weeping willow, Thoreau's Walden Woods red maple or Susan B.
The author skillfully ties all the design elements into the story, imaginatively explaining the presence of the two doves, the maze border, the weeping willow tree, and the three figures on the bridge.
Wir werden unsere Harfen nicht an die Weiden haengen (We Will Not Hang Our Harps on the Weeping Willow Tree) by Baerbel von Wartenberg-Potter.
The day was highlighted with the board of directors meeting, general business meeting, awards, installation of officers, ways and means, sales and auction, and lunch catered by Impressions at the Weeping Willow."
A weeping willow in Stokesley Cemetery by Ray Cook, Normanby
His owner had strung up a hammock in a weeping willow tree.
The Weeping Willow display consists of more than 880,000 poppies marking every British and Colonial death in the 1914-1918 conflict and is expected to come to Caernarfon in October.
Cincinnati, OH, May 31, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The property at 720 Weeping Willow Lane Maineville, Ohio 45039 was a 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch home.