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wych-elm

, witch-elm
1. Eurasian elm tree, Ulmus glabra, having a rounded shape, longish pointed leaves, clusters of small flowers, and winged fruits
2. the wood of this tree
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With each passing year, an answer to who put Bella in the Wych-Elm may be harder to come by.
Four boys found the body of the mystery woman stuffed inside the trunk of a wych-elm tree in Hagley Woods, near Stourbridge, in April 1943.
People in Wych-Elm Close, Bilton, told members of the Rugby Area Committee that a "badly designed" traffic-calming scheme installed last year in nearby Lawford Lane was ruining their lives.
One Wych-Elm Close resident, who asked not to be named, said: "The whole thing stinks.
Earlier this month residents in nearby Wych-Elm Close claimed their homes were in danger of structural damage because of the humps, which they claim are illegal.
Wych-Elm Close residents questioned the design of the humps in Lawford Lane after realising the impact of lorries and buses bouncing over them was causing houses to shake.