a large gull, Larus californicus, of the western U.S.
a job case having sufficient spaces to contain both uppercase and lowercase letters and 37 additional characters of foundry type. Compare case2 (def 8).
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Also called bay tree. a tree, Umbellularia californica, of the laurel family, native to the western coast of the U.S., having aromatic leaves and umbels of yellowish-green flowers. the hard, golden-brown wood of this tree, used for making furniture and decorative objects.