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  • n. Plural form of evergreen.

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Examples

  • Now Jackson, whether he was fascinated by that aspect or just the colour of nature, and I guess any artist would be enthralled with the colours of our deciduous trees because they are every colour of the spectrum, and I think it would intrigue him that that one painting he had of the maple in the softwoods, in the evergreens, is a magnificent thing.

    Homage to A.Y. Jackson

  • Christmas trees, as they called the evergreens that lined the shore of the cove.

    Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Christmas Tree Cove

  • A wood of evergreens is generally fragrant; our own pines and cedars are highly so; even the fallen pine leaves preserve their peculiar odor for some time.

    Rural Hours

  • -- For the third straight year, respondents ranked the "evergreens" -- Apple, Google, and Toyota -- the most innovative companies, with Apple once again the hands-down winner.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • So the hostas, the hydrangeas, bushes are great, like boxwoods, and rhododendrons like you like, those are flowering bushes, and the evergreens are the -- you know the evergreen bushes.

    CNN Transcript Jun 16, 2007

  • Softwoods generally come from coniferous (cone-bearing) trees, commonly known as evergreens and found mainly in temperate zones.

    4. Roof structure

  • Under the evergreens was a hole in the snow, and at the bottom of the hole hard inverted cups made by deer's feet.

    Secret of the Woods

  • The gathering of the evergreens was a delightful labor.

    Glengarry School Days: a story of early days in Glengarry

  • Members also make wreaths by hand, wiring on small bundles of evergreens, which is a more time-consuming process.

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  • And it has like, railway tracks and kind of evergreens and cliffs and rushing rivers.

    Folk Singer Kate McGarrigle Dies At 63

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