Definition of Needle furze

1. Noun. Prickly yellow-flowered shrub of the moors of New England and Europe.

Exact synonyms: Broom Tree, Genista Anglica, Petty Whin
Generic synonyms: Broom
Group relationships: Genista, Genus Genista



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Needle Furze

needle-holder
needle-in-a-haystack
needle-shaped
needle-sharp
needle-wood
needle bath
needle bearing
needle biopsy
needle blight
needle bush
needle cast
needle culture
needle forceps
needle furze (current term)
needle gun
needle in a haystack
needle lace
needle palm
needle point tracing
needle rush
needle sharing
needle spike rush
needle time
needle valve
needle valves
needle wood
needlebook
needlebooks

Literary usage of Needle furze

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1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
"needle furze or petty whin, growing on Hampstead Heath, flowers of pale yellow. 6. Scorpion furze, a stranger in England. Mark. directs that where land is ..."

2. The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall, in the by Shuttleworth family, John Harland (1857)
"needle furze or petty whin, growing on Hampstead Heath, flowers of pale yellow. 6. Scorpion furze, a stranger in England. Mark, directs that where land is ..."

3. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1907)
"... needle-furze, etc., which may be treated like broom, but are never so troublesome here as on the Continent. c. Wild Briar (Rosa). ..."

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