Ash

Definition of Ash

Pronunciation: ăsh
n.1.(Bot.) A genus of trees of the Olive family, having opposite pinnate leaves, many of the species furnishing valuable timber, as the European ash (Fraxinus excelsior) and the white ash (Fraxinus Americana).
Prickly ash
are shrubs of different families, somewhat resembling the true ashes in their foliage.
Mountain ash
See Roman tree, and under Mountain.
2.The tough, elastic wood of the ash tree.
1.sing. of Ashes.
Bone ash
burnt powered; bone earth.
Volcanic ash
See under Ashes.
v. t.1.To strew or sprinkle with ashes.

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alluvion, alluvium, ashes, brand, calx, carbon, charcoal, cinder, cinders, clinker, clinkers, coal, coals, coke, coom, deposition, deposits, diluvium, draff, dregs, dross, ember, embers, feces, froth, fume, fumes, grounds, lava, lees, loess, moraine, offscum, precipitate, precipitation, reek, scoria, scum, sediment, settlings, silt, sinter, slag, smoke, smudge, smut, soot, sublimate, sullage
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