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- (...) and through the middle of this forest, from wall to wall, ran a winding line of brilliant green which marked the course of cottonwoods and willows.
The wood of these trees.
To form a shape or move in a way similar to the long, slender branches of a willow.
1928, (w), ''The Station: Travels to the Holy Mountain of Greece'', Chapter 12,http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks14/1403311h.html
- Willowing over the rough cobbles of the little pier stepped a thin, bent figure, adorned with a silver nannygoat’s beard and bobbling eyes interrupted by the rim of a pair of pince-nez.
1930, (w), ''Black Light'', Chapter 7,http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0609211h.html
- Joe’s impulse was to sketch her, with her shadow willowing beyond her on the mouse-gray paving-stone; but his left fist, obeying instinct, remained clenched behind his back (..)
1985, (w), ''Hiroshima Joe'', New York: Picador, p. 394,https://books.google.ca/books?id=lYXWAAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- It was floating a foot under the surface. The eyes were holes. The mouth was a slit cavern of darkness. The hair willowed around the scalp.
2013, (w), ''Wilderness'', Bantam Books,https://books.google.ca/books?id=sVE0AQAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- The draft-drawn smoke willowed down through the hole and across my face, but I didn’t worry about coughing or sneezing.