Meaning of birch

Definition of birch

(adj) consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree
(noun) hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood
any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark
a switch consisting of a twig or a bundle of twigs from a birch tree; used to hit people as punishment; "my father never spared the birch"
(verb) whip with a birch twig

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