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Dan, and Greece, and Mosel have set forth in thy marts wrought iron: stacte, and calamus were in thy market.
The pen (calamus) was made of a reed brought to a point and cleft much as our quill pens are.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Then follow other articles of commerce: bright iron, cassia, calamus and precious cloths for chariots.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
Dan also and Javan going to and fro occupied in thy fairs: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were in thy market.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
It loves the roots of several species of nymphae, but its favourite is calamus root (calamus or acorus aromaticus).
The palm-tree is scented there and the calamus-reed is scented there; the scented papyrus blossoms there.
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Originally the calamus grew in a limited area and was difficult to obtain.
The outside of the raw calamus is smooth and is made into commercial cane used for chairs.
It appears to me, if "calamitas" were derived from calamus, it would mean something very different from what it does.
The rattan is the stem of a creeping prickly palm, the scientific name of which is the calamus.
THE LAST VOYAGELADY (ANNIE ALLNUTT) BRASSEY

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