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The group settled into uncomfortable straight-backed chairs around a small mahogany table, staring at framed posters of Barbados’ windmills and sugar cane fields.

Such steering wheels were used in Ferraris between 1959 and 1965, and this full-scale repro—made of mahogany and polished aluminum—features the iconic prancing horse in the center.

Valuable timber trees, like mahogany, can serve as savings accounts, harvested when coffee profits aren’t enough.

I’ve ordered this sandwich three times now, and each time, the beef has sported a different shade of red, from mahogany to crimson.

Senators Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Michael Bennet and Kirsten Gillibrand all chased the 2020 Democratic nomination and still have mahogany desks at the Capitol.

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He then referenced the film Anchorman: “I personally have many leather-bound books, and my house smells of rich mahogany.”

The floors were softened by cork tiles, the walls by Philippine mahogany paneling.

Here, table, highboy chairs, and screen—mahogany, cherry, teak—looked nervous and disproportioned.

Nope, he has to be seen landing his chopper on the South Lawn, propping his leather loafers on his mahogany desk in the Oval.

Mike Lennon and I were two of a dozen speakers who stood next to the mahogany casket.

She opened the door of a square room with large roses on the white wall-paper, and fine old mahogany furniture.

The woods, however, are again pretty thick, and some inferior mahogany among it is used for furniture.

You may know it by all these signs of mahogany furniture, and leather upholstery, and waiters of reverential deportment.

It was built at Chatham, from the design of Mr. Oliver Lang, of mahogany and on the diagonal principle.

A magnificent mahogany tree, whose luxuriant branches overshadowed the whole clearing, stood nearly in the centre.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mahogany, such as: amber, bay, beige, bister, brick, and bronze.

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