The dying back of the twigs of trees and shrubs is a frequent case.
The knees of Taxodi urn, &c. Many typical burrs might be described as witchesbrooms, with all the twigs arrested to extremely short outgrowths.
The small twigs snapped and fell about me in showers.
The small twigs, tied in bundles, are boiled for some time in water with broken biscuit or roasted grain; the resulting decoction is then poured into a cask with molasses or maple sugar and a little yeast, and left to ferment.
It is a significant fact that neoplasms contain very few nerve-fibres, even although growing luxuriantly, and there is a doubt whether the few twigs contained in them may not merely have been dragged into their midst as the tumour mass expanded (Young).