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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of agatize.

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Examples

  • Many years ago a firm at Sioux Falls undertook to manufacture table tops, mantels, pedestals, and various decorative articles out of sections of this agatized wood by cutting them into the desired forms and polishing them.

    Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania

  • The ruins of several ancient Indian pueblos are scattered about the park, nearly all of them built of logs of this richly colored, agatized wood.

    Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania

  • The well-known agatized and jasperized wood of Arizona is so much richer in color than that obtained from any other known locality that, since the problem of cutting and polishing the large sections used for table tops and other ornamental purposes was solved, fully $50,000 worth of the rough material has been gathered and over $100,000 worth of it has been cut and polished.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891

  • He told her of the petrified forest just over some low hills off to the left; acres and acres of agatized chips and trunks of great trees all turned to eternal stone, called by the Indians "Yeitso's bones," after the great giant of that name whom an ancient Indian hero killed.

    A Voice in the Wilderness

  • He is already bent on making a collection for the use of Professor Owen [19], and is enthusiastic in describing some agatized trees and other curiosities which he met with.

    The Personal Life Of David Livingstone

  • The gods were not so kind to the snakes as men were, for the agatized trees of Chalcedony Park, in

    Myths and Legends of Our Own Land — Volume 09 : as to buried treasure

  • He is already bent on making a collection for the use of Professor Owen [19], and is enthusiastic in describing some agatized trees and other curiosities which he met with.

    The Personal Life of David Livingstone

  • The serious hunters approach fields of damp stones with hoes and the hope of finding something truly valuable, like an agatized clamshell.

    The Seattle Times

  • In examining the specimens collected by the indefatigable Caillaud in the Lybian desert and the Oasis of Siwa, we recognize sandstone similar to that of Thebes; fragments of petrified dicotyledonous wood (from thirty to forty feet long), with rudiments of branches and medullary concentric layers, coming perhaps from tertiary sandstone with lignites; * chalk with spatangi and anachytes, Jura limestone with nummulites partly agatized; another fine-grained limestone* employed in the construction of the temple of Jupiter Ammon (Omm – Beydah); and gem-salt with sulphur and bitumen.

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • (from thirty to forty feet long), with rudiments of branches and medullary concentric layers, coming perhaps from tertiary sandstone with lignites; * (* Formation of molassus.); chalk with spatangi and anachytes, Jura limestone with nummulites partly agatized; another fine-grained limestone* employed in the construction of the temple of

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 3

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