from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In New Zealand, the manoao, Dacrydium Colensoi. See manoao.

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  • n. New Zealand silver pine of conical habit with long slender flexuous branches; adapted to cold wet summers and high altitudes
  • n. New Zealand shrub


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  • King Hake of Sweden cuts and slashes in battle, as long as he can stand, then orders his war-ship, loaded with his dead men and their weapons, to be taken out to sea, the tiller shipped, and the sails spread; being left alone, he sets fire to some tarwood, and lies down contented on deck.

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