Quickbeam
Quickbeam Quick"beam`, n. [A. S. cwicbe['a]m.] See {Quicken tree}. [1913 Webster]

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  • quickbeam — Quicken tree Quick en tree [Probably from quick, and first applied to the aspen or some tree with quivering leaves; cf. G. quickenbaum, quizenbaum, quitschenbaum. Cf. {Quitch grass}.] (Bot.) The European rowan tree; called also {quickbeam}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quickbeam — paprastasis šermukšnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Sorbus aucuparia), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sorbus aucuparia angl. European mountain ash; European… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • quickbeam — noun The European rowan tree Syn: quicken tree …   Wiktionary

  • Quickbeam —    Hastiest of Ents.    One of the younger Ents of Fangorn Forest belonging to the people of Skinbark. His name (a translation of Elvish Bregalad) was given because of uncharacteristic hastiness. The rowan trees in his keeping suffered greatly at …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • quickbeam —    see rowan …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • quickbeam — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: from (assumed) Middle English quikbeem, from Old English cwicbēam, from cwic alive + bēam tree more at quick, beam : rowan tree 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ent — For other uses, see ENT (disambiguation). Ents Onodrim, Shepherds of the Trees Treebeard and Hobbits by Tom Loback Founded First Age Founder Yavanna …   Wikipedia

  • Ramaviva — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Ramaviva Personaje de El Señor de los Anillos Creador(es) J. R. R. Tolkien Información Nombre original Quickbeam Alias Bregalad …   Wikipedia Español

  • Энты — Расы Средиземья Валар Майар …   Википедия

  • ent — noun A fictional large talking tree. [...] and that fine young ent Quickbeam is merely a minor crux in an Old English glossary (the name Quickbeam means living tree in Old English) …   Wiktionary

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