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  • n. The wood of the lime tree.

Etymologies

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lime +‎ wood

Examples

  • A dramatic piece will be a German limewood figure of St. John the Baptist circa 1515, carrying an estimate of £100,000-£150,000.

    Renewed Interest in the Old

  • Long before realistic portrait painting developed in Europe in the Renaissance, Roman-Egyptian artists did striking likenesses in wax on limewood.

    Egyptian Mummy Portraits

  • There were two tables of limewood; one by the sofa, and the other in the corner was covered with a table-cloth, laid with things over which a clean table-napkin had been thrown.

    The Possessed

  • He got up suddenly, turned to his limewood writing-table and began searching for something on it.

    The Possessed

  • In other regions wood sculptors normally used oak or walnut, and occasionally other hardwoods, but limewood sculpture is an unusual and rather special medium.

    Masterwoodworks

  • The wood is of a light brown color, and somewhat resembles limewood in grain.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 497, July 11, 1885

  • Alongside skulls, bones and fruit he singles out careworn possessions, like a lone battered trainer or an acoustic guitar, and painstakingly chisels them in whole or in part in pale limewood.

    The Guardian World News

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  • Stops, keys and foot pedals use an ingenious system of rigid oak and limewood strips, called "trackers," connected at right angles to hand-forged iron joints.

    NYT > Home Page

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