Ash Tree

  • (noun): Any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus.
    Synonyms: ash

Some articles on ash tree, tree, trees, ash:

Phantastes - Plot
... encounters a woman and her daughter in a cottage who warn him about the Ash Tree and the Alder Tree, who seek to destroy him ... He is told that the spirits of these trees can leave their tree-hosts and wander throughout Fairy Land ... encounter with the spirit of the Ash Tree, escapes, and finds rest in the warmth and love of the Beech Tree's spirit ...
The Mice Templar - Significant Locations
... This once sacred area holds the Tree of Grace where the final battle in the civil war of the two Templar factions was fought ... - A large field of wild wheat that surrounds the Great Ash Tree ... It is from the Great Ash Tree that the Templar priesthood discern the will of Wotan through the patterns blown in the wheat ...
... The Askafroa (Swedish "wife of the ash tree"), also known as the Danish Askefrue and German Eschenfrau, is a type of legendary creature in Scandinavian and German folklore ... The Askafroa is the guardian of the ash tree ... her it was necessary to make a sacrifice to her on Ash Wednesday ...
Celtic Tree Worship - List of Trees - Ash
... The ash tree was a tree regarded with awe in Celtic countries, especially Ireland ... The mountain ash, rowan, or quicken tree, a smaller tree of the variety Sorbus aucuparia, is usually considered separately in the Celtic imagination ... instances in Irish history in which people refused to cut an ash, even when wood was scarce, for fear of having their own cabins consumed with flame ...
Eaton, Leicestershire - Local Legends
... have been sightings of dead herons and dead lambs found in trees ... places for the cats as there are large stretches of abandoned railway now covered in trees ... The other local story is that of "Ash Tree Operations" ...

Famous quotes containing the words tree and/or ash:

    A tree may grow a thousand feet tall, but its leaves will return to its roots.
    Chinese proverb.

    And in the next instant, immediately behind them, Victor saw his former wife.
    At once he lowered his gaze, automatically tapping his cigarette to dislodge the ash that had not yet had time to form. From somewhere low down his heart rose like a fist to deliver an uppercut, drew back, struck again, then went into a fast disorderly throb, contradicting the music and drowning it.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)