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A North American holly with toothed, nonprickly leaves and berries that persist through the winter.
- ‘Examples of compact plants are ‘Goldflame’ spirea, dwarf Serbian spruce, and ‘Red Sprite’ winterberry.’
- ‘Plant lower-growing, berry-laden shrubs, such as winterberry and chokeberry, as a bridge from the trees to ground covers.’
- ‘Holly, winterberry, cotoneaster and many other food-bearers yield nutritious fare that's more appealing to a wider variety of birds than commercial food.’
- ‘Placing cut greens such as magnolia, pine, or holly, along with berry-laden branches of winterberry or bittersweet vine can produce beautiful winter holiday boxes.’
- ‘While its needles are still alive and fresh, we decorate the tree with colorful glass globes, tinsel, red winterberries from a deciduous holly, spruce and fir cones, and cotton to simulate snow.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.