giant fir giant fir

Definition(s):

  • (n) lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves

Usage(s):

  • Few firecrackers sputtered on the South's sunlit streets; no lights shone from the giant fir trees in the thousands of village squares.

News

  • Cleveland Corner: 'The Amazing, Ordinary Little Boy In Purple'

    I’m not sure how they came to be out in the forest, in the dead of winter, but there they were. Five children, dressed all in red, leaving five sets of little feet print in the deep white snow. Overhead, the bright moon was beaming down through the snow-covered boughs of the giant fir trees, making them sparkle like a billion tiny Christmas lights. The clouds had just recently parted, having ...
    on December 11, 2013     Source: The Shelby Star

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