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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HARDWOOD

The cases of the "A" batteries are made of hardwood, finished in an ebonite black.

The case is made of hardwood, and is varnished to match cabinet work.

Silver glittered about the flintlock and the hardwood stock of his gun.

He had simply to drive them from one hardwood belt to another.

I was often glad of her thirty-six inches of hardwood covering.

Open the split slightly with a hardwood wedge, as in figure 2.

Hardwood wedges were used under the posts for removing the centers.

A year was added for hardwood treenails, and another for 'salting on the stocks.'

The darkly stained floor of hardwood was, of course, modern.

The dull blade split the cloth and clove the hardwood table.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from hard + wood. From deciduous trees, distinguished from that of pines and firs.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HARDWOOD

tree

nounlarge plant enclosed in bark and shedding leaves

trees

nounlarge plant enclosed in bark and shedding leaves
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