Pronunciation of Yew
/jˈuː/, /jˈuː/, /j_ˈuː/
Synonyms for yew:
cherry, hickory, apple, eucalyptus, ebony, coconut, gum, breadfruit, cedar, mangrove, walnut, peach, sandalwood, almond, mulberry, quince, teak, beech, mimosa, balsa, butternut, laurel, lemon, aspen, elder, chestnut, tamarack, cottonwood, sequoia, acacia, lime, maple, fig, avocado, weeping willow, sycamore, pecan, fir, linden, orange, oak, spruce, tree, juniper, banyan, birch, larch, palm, willow, poplar, pear, dogwood, locust, mahogany, ash, cypress, balsam, cassia, papaya, citron, redwood, magnolia, apricot, rosewood, mountain ash, pine, alder, ironwood, elm, cashew.
Usage examples for yew:
- He stifled it as best he could, flattened against the wall, in the shadow of a yew- tree. - "Harvest", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- They love the people; but they love them at a distance, on the farther side of a park or a high yew hedge. - "The Red Cockade", Stanley J. Weyman.
- In Wrington churchyard the remains of the five sisters rest together under a stone slab, enclosed by an iron railing, and overshadowed by a yew- tree. - "The Friendships of Women", William Rounseville Alger.