Sentence Examples


  • Its boughs are strong and spreading.
  • When young its spreading boughs form good cover for game.
  • The bark is dark bluish-grey, smoother than in the red larch, on the trunk and lower boughs often glossy; the branches are more or less pendulous and very slender.
  • A variety with very pendent boughs, known as the " drooping " larch var.
  • It is remarkably tough, resisting a rending strain better than any of the fir or pine woods in common use, though not as elastic as some; properly seasoned, it is as little liable to shrink as to split; the boughs being small compared to the trunk, the timber is more free from large knots, and the small knots remain firm and undecayed.