American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Teak.
- n. Wood of a teak tree.
- n. An item of craftsmanship made from teak.
- n. A wooded area with many teak trees.
- n. hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding
- teak + wood (Wiktionary)
“Then they were taken out, a few at a time, out to the forest, and shown how to pile up the heavy logs of teakwood, which is used for building ships, and sometimes for making tables and chairs.”
“We have a square teakwood table, and we always sit in the exact same places: my father next to May on one side of the table, with my mother directly across from her so that my parents can share my sister equally.”
“Strategic resources in playResource-rich Kachin state, littered with gold and jade mines, teakwood, rubber and banana plantations, is small but potentially profitable.”
“So, too, did an elaborately carved pair of massive teakwood doors that granted entrance to the estate's art gallery.”
“A third of it is an outdoor observation area decorated with teakwood.”
“Much like neighboring Thailand and India, which both have thriving capital markets, Myanmar has enormous potential for tourism and development, boasting rich natural resources -- from gas to teakwood and gemstones.”
“A full apartment was below the small spa, and Queen Aziza simply motioned with a hand for them to have a seat at her carved teakwood dining room table.”
“Antonio looks down expecting to see it smash against the teakwood boards of the deck but there is only the sea.”
“But when Geoff woke up on the mountain the next morning, he saw in the gleaming brilliance of the sunlight that he was very close to the top, and he could even make out the eaves of the teakwood roof of the swami's temple.”
“At first, it seemed like a crime to burn my teakwood tongs and salad bowls, but I rarely used them.”
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