Entry from British & World English dictionary
The dry fruit of a fir tree or other conifer.
- A player placed a fir cone against his ball to prevent the ball from moving when removing some other loose impediments.
- Sprinkle essential oils, orange and cinnamon perhaps, to a bowl of fir cones, Christmas tree cuttings and dried orange slices for a wonderful Christmas potpourri.
- The game of Poohsticks was invented here by Winnie-the-Pooh and was first played by him and his friends Rabbit, Piglet, and Roo. They collected fir cones and then, standing on one side of the bridge, each dropped a cone into the water.
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