Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The wood of the elm-tree.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Room Service/Hong Kong Interior Design Association Mr. Kwong said he chose a solid elm-wood dining table and a chandelier made of light wood to create a sense of warmth.

    Designing for Space and Family

  • I put the spokes of a cartwheel at my back, and felt the elm-wood hub against my spine.

    Wildfire

  • I put the spokes of a cartwheel at my back, and felt the elm-wood hub against my spine.

    Wildfire

  • I put the spokes of a cartwheel at my back, and felt the elm-wood hub against my spine.

    Wildfire

  • Two of them were over at the dartboard exclaiming over the last dart, sunk to the end of its needle in the elm-wood.

    Villains by Necessity

  • He touched the elm-wood gently, and hurried out of the room by the

    Hugo A Fantasia on Modern Themes

  • So I got the smoker, the box of elm-wood punk and a ladder about fourteen feet long, and with this load drove back at top speed to the meetinghouse.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's

  • He must have done it out of spite, for elm-wood fetches no price; it is good for nothing I know of, except coffins.

    A Terrible Temptation A Story of To-Day

  • The furniture, in cashmere and elm-wood, consists, with classic uniformity, of two sofas, two easy-chairs, two armchairs, and six common chairs.

    The Celibates

  • a hanging mirror framed in old elm-wood; and if it were not for a bright green rep tablecloth, snuff-coloured curtains, and a wall paper with a brown background and yellow snakes on it, you would like your quarters very well indeed.

    Home Life in Germany

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