Definition of Birken

1. Adjective. Consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree.

Exact synonyms: Birch, Birchen
Similar to: Woody



Definition of Birken

1. v. t. To whip with a birch or rod.

2. a. Birchen; as, birken groves.

Definition of Birken

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Made of birch; birchen. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Birken

1. made of birch [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birken

bireme
biremes
biretta
biretta'd
birettaed
birettas
birhythmic
birhythmicity
biriani
birianis
birimbao
biringuccite
biriyani
biriyanis
birk
birken (current term)
birkie
birkier
birkies
birkiest
birks
birl
birlaw
birle
birled
birler
birlers
birles
birley
birlie

Literary usage of Birken

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1. Northern Germany, as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: As Far as by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"... (birken-Str. ; PI. D, 4) from №:*»•/(Canner-Str. ; PI. L,9) via Hasenheide, Hallesches Thor, Anhalt and Potsdam Stations, and thence as in No. ..."

2. The Bards of Galloway: A Collection of Poems, Songs, Ballads, &c., by by Malcolm M'Lachlan Harper (1889)
"Red on the wild rose hangs the hip, White blooms the gowan on the lea— Sae white's the breast, sae red's the lip, I'll press beneath the birken tree. ..."

3. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"On Yarrow banks the birken shaw, . S. Blythe ivas she¡ f But Phemie was a bonier lass Can match the lads o' Galla water. . . . . /3. ..."

4. Poets and Poetry of Vermont by Abby Maria Hemenway (1858)
"COME my love, come \vi' me, Come beneath the birken tree, There I'd pass the day wi' thee, My bonnie dearie. 'Tis the wild bird's evening song, Sounding the ..."

5. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"The meaning is 'the birch-wood,' birken being the adjective (v. birkenhead, Aken- head, &c.). The variants are curious, but only found at a distance from ..."

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