'You have erred, perhaps,' he observed, taking up a glowing cinder with the tongs, and lighting with it the long cherrywood pipe which was wont to replace his clay when he was in a disputatious rather than a meditative mood . . . —Arthur Conan Doyle, 'The Copper Beeches'
Serendipity. I'm going to start seeing it everywhere now.
n. Yes, wood from a cherry tree. I am recording this because I don't think I've seen it fused before. Google has comparatively few hits for "made of cherrywood" as against "made of cherry wood": most uses of the single word seem to be place names.
I can see Mrs Albright, dressed in her best black skirt and percale blouse (she pronounced it 'percal'), bent over before the oval mirror of a cherrywood bureau, tying the velvet ribbons of an antique bonnet under her chin. —James Thurber, 1952, 'Daguerreotype of a Lady', in The Thurber Album