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Hemlock meaning

hemlock - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the Cicuta maculata, bulbifera, and virosa, and the Conium maculatum. See Conium.
  2. 2. The wood or timber of the hemlock tree.
  3. 3. An evergreen tree common in North America ( Abies, Tsuga, Canadensis); hemlock spruce.
  4. 4. A poisonous plant; evergreen tree.

hemlock - examples of usage

  1. Hemlock and yellow pine. - "Economy of the Round Dairy Barn", Wilber John Fraser.
  2. Three fourths of the area of Tillamook is in timber, and half of this is fir and hemlock. - "Two Years in Oregon", Wallis Nash.
  3. All round it, and on from there eastward, grew miles upon miles of magnificent fir, hemlock, spruce, and cedar- trees, averaging three feet through, and, I judged, a hundred and fifty feet in height. - "Two Years in Oregon", Wallis Nash.
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