from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Blackwood, William 1776-1834. Scottish publisher and editor (1817-1834) of Blackwood's Magazine, a Tory literary review that published Wordsworth and Shelley among others.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. Any of many places in England, Scotland and the United States.
- proper n. An English and Scottish habitational surname derived from the placename.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A name given to several dark-colored timbers. The East Indian black wood is from the tree Dalbergia latifolia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The wood of a large leguminous tree of the East Indies, Dalbergia latifolia.
- n. The wood of the Acacia Melanoxylon, the most valuable timber of Australia, noted for its hardness and durability.
- n. In the West Indies, the name given to the black mangrove, Avicennia nitida, a small tree of sea-coast marshes, with very heavy, hard, and dark-brown or nearly black wood. The tree is also found in southern Florida.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. very dark wood of any of several blackwood trees
- n. any of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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Even though Blackwood is going to hang for his crimes, he wants to see Sherlock before he dies.
Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories by Algernon Blackwood (1912) Blackwood is the neglected master of the Edwardian ghost story renaissance.
The obligatory monkey-wrench comes in the form of the apparent resurrection of Blackwood from the grave and a new plot to bring London to its knees.
Ambrosianae, in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine XLVII (December 1829), p. 872; cited by Hall 372. close window
A writer in Blackwood's Magazine states that in 1880 Great Britain produced more than twice as much steel as Germany.
A new narrative of the American Civil War is commenced in Blackwood, and promises to be a long one.
Like Macmillan, Blackwood is indebted for its chief attraction to America -- at least we do not think we err in attributing the two lovely poems on Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper," to William Washington Story.
[Page 171] * Originally published in Blackwood's Magazine.
While John Wilson's review in Blackwood's sees Beddoes's influences as "among the elder Dramatists," Procter places Beddoes specifically in the romantic tradition of Wordsworth and Byron.