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1. birch

noun. ['ˈbɝːtʃ'] hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood.

Synonyms

  • wood

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • switch off

Etymology

  • birche (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Birch

  • research
  • search
  • perch
  • lurch
  • lerche
  • gertsch
  • durch
  • church
  • burtch
  • burch
  • bertsche
  • bertsch
  • bertch

How do you pronounce birch?

Pronounce birch as bərʧ.

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Example sentences of the word birch


1. Noun, singular or mass
Choose a place for your birch that is easy to water or has plenty of water naturally.

2. Adverb
Birch and cherry have paper bark, and birch often peels.

2. birch

noun. ['ˈbɝːtʃ'] any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark.

Synonyms

  • mountain birch
  • paper birch
  • silver birch
  • Western birch
  • red birch
  • Yukon white birch
  • gray birch
  • Betula glandulosa
  • black birch
  • common birch
  • Betula leutea
  • tree
  • European white birch
  • cherry birch
  • Betula lenta
  • Betula populifolia
  • Betula pubescens
  • Betula alleghaniensis
  • Newfoundland dwarf birch
  • Betula papyrifera
  • American dwarf birch
  • sweet birch
  • Betula cordifolia
  • Betula pendula
  • canoe birch
  • Western paper birch
  • American gray birch
  • swamp birch
  • downy birch
  • white birch
  • genus Betula
  • paperbark birch
  • Betula
  • yellow birch
  • Betula neoalaskana
  • American white birch
  • birch tree
  • Betula nigra
  • Betula fontinalis
  • American grey birch
  • river birch
  • grey birch

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • take away
  • unwooded
  • soft

Etymology

  • birche (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. birch

verb. ['ˈbɝːtʃ'] whip with a birch twig.

Synonyms

  • lather
  • trounce
  • strap
  • lash
  • welt
  • flog
  • slash

Antonyms

  • back
  • fauna
  • pulpy
  • herbaceous

Etymology

  • birche (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. birch

adjective. ['ˈbɝːtʃ'] consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree.

Synonyms

  • birken
  • woody

Antonyms

  • inflexibility
  • lose
  • praise

Etymology

  • birche (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. birch

noun. ['ˈbɝːtʃ'] a switch consisting of a twig or a bundle of twigs from a birch tree; used to hit people as punishment.

Synonyms

  • switch

Antonyms

  • untie
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • birche (Middle English (1100-1500))
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