Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A small handsome round-headed deciduous tree (Cladrastis lutea) having showy white flowers in terminal clusters and heavy hardwood yielding yellow dye; also called yellowwood.

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  • noun small handsome roundheaded deciduous tree having showy white flowers in terminal clusters and heavy hardwood yielding yellow dye

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Examples

  • My chest weighed two tons, was eight cubits in height and six in breadth, had metal clasps, and was hewn out of gopherwood.

    Amy-Erin Blakely's chest and the dangers of being too ridiculously good-looking

  • It is supposedly the only place in the world where theTorreya taxifolia , the gopherwood tree, grows.

    Dream State

  • My hibernation sarcophagus is lined with beaver, and has tasteful gopherwood accents.

    This Just in: I Break for Holidays!

  • Not only was there a lot of lightning and thunder, we had enough rain to the point that I was checking the internet for the prices of gopherwood.

    August 2005

  • VIRAG: Number two on the other hand, she of the cherry rouge and coiffeuse white, whose hair owes not a little to our tribal elixir of gopherwood, is in walking costume and tightly staysed by her sit, I should opine.

    Ulysses

  • VIRAG: Number two on the other hand, she of the cherry rouge and coiffeuse white, whose hair owes not a little to our tribal elixir of gopherwood, is in walking costume and tightly staysed by her sit, I should opine.

    Ulysses

  • The next morning he read on the bottom of one page, "When Noah was one hundred and twenty years old he took unto himself a wife, who was" -- then turning the page -- "140 cubits long -- 40 cubits wide, built of gopherwood -- and covered with pitch inside and out."

    Southern Prose and Poetry for Schools

  • It must be made of gopherwood pulp to have held up so long.

    Planet Atheism

  • It must be made of gopherwood pulp to have held up so long.

    Pharyngula

  • It must be made of gopherwood pulp to have held up so long.

    Pharyngula

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