American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several tropical American trees of the genus Amyris, especially A. balsamifera, having resinous wood that burns with a torchlike flame.
- n. The wood of any of these trees.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wood suitable for making torches.
- n. A tree of the rutaceous genus Amyris, either A. maritima of Florida and the West Indies, or A. balsamifera of the West Indies. A. maritima is a slender tree reaching 50 feet high; the wood is very hard and durable, suitable for use in the arts, could it be had in large quantities, very resinous, and much used for fuel on the Florida keys. A. balsamifera is smaller, very fragrant in burning, used to scent dwellings. In the West Indies the shrub Casearia (Thiodia) serrata of the Samydaceæ is also so called.
- n. uncountable Wood used to make torches.
- n. A tree of the genus Amyris.
- n. A type of cactus, Cereus heptagonus.
- n. Wood exhibiting fungal bioluminescence, foxfire.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) The inflammable wood of certain trees (Amyris balsamifera, Amyris Floridana, etc.); also, the trees themselves.
- torch + wood. (Wiktionary)
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“And when they did not succeed, on their putting into their boats torchwood with a quantity of sulphur and pitch, the wind on the river suddenly caught their material that they had prepared against the enemy, and blew it into a light.”
“Do you suppose we could find torchwood in that pile yonder?”
“Christopher Gale to his brother, Nov. 2, 1711, wherein it is said that the Indians stuck the unfortunate prisoner "full of fine small splinters of torchwood, like hogs 'bristles, and so set them gradually on fire.”
Indians of North Carolina: Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, Transmitting, in Response to a Senate Resolution of June 30, 1914, a Report on the Condition and Tribal Rights of the Indians of Robeson and Adjoining Counties of North Carolina
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