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  1. birch

    • IPA[bəːtʃ]

    英式

    • n.
      a slender hardy tree which has thin peeling bark and bears catkins. Birch trees grow chiefly in northern temperate regions and yield hard, pale, fine-grained timber.;the hard fine-grained pale wood of birch trees.
    • v.
      beat (someone) with a bundle of birch twigs as a formal punishment
    • noun: birch, plural noun: birches

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    名詞

    • 1. a slender hardy tree which has thin peeling bark and bears catkins. Birch trees grow chiefly in northern temperate regions and yield hard, pale, fine-grained timber.
    • the hard fine-grained pale wood of birch trees.
    • 2. historical a formal punishment in which a person is flogged with a bundle of birch twigs there were calls to bring back the birch

    動詞

    • 1. historical beat (someone) with a bundle of birch twigs as a formal punishment the school would attempt to birch them into submission
    • n.
      a European birch with silver-gray bark, common on poorer soils to the northern limit of tree ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a Eurasian birch with silver-grey bark, common on poorer soils to the northern limit of tree ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a North American birch with peeling reddish-brown or orange bark.

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    • n.
      another term for sweet birch

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a North American birch with large leaves and peeling white bark.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a birch tree with white bark, especially the paper birch or the European silver birch.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a North American birch, especially of Appalachian forests, with brown or black bark and smooth ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a birch tree with white bark, especially the paper birch or the European silver birch.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[bərCH]

    美式

    • n.
      a slender, fast-growing tree that has thin bark (often peeling) and bears catkins. Birch trees ...
    • v.
      beat (someone) with a bundle of birch twigs as a formal punishment: the school would attempt to birch them into submission

    Oxford American Dictionary