Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The moss Polytrichum commune.
  • n. A shrub, Muntingia Calabura. See calabur-tree.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves

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Examples

  • So one thin silkwood, 1 coned moss greenbut light mossmohair unknown name and 1 argyll Rossini greens/golds mohairs I've started again.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Using 8mm needles and garter stitch, Couldn't see the silkwood so after 5 rows snipped that without, and this is the important thing, frogging.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • A huge black beacon waddled along, dragging a reluctant mass of iron at the end of its chain cable, followed by a roughly-built "flatty" and a huge log of silkwood.

    Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • The new occident cakchiquel evasion silkwood of lockage, ledgeman from notepad tegucigalpa, warning hewer ithaca and web diplegia for micropyle.

    Rational Review

  • Fun fact, she peed all over me, I had to take a silkwood shower in the middle of shooting. "

    Jezebel

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  • Jus' thinkin' along the lines of the 'Fish that end in -fish' list, how about a list of trees that end in -wood?

    September 13, 2008