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  • n. The wood of the pear tree.


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pear +‎ wood


  • The X2000, as the silver-blue Swedish train is called, has amenities alien to Amtrak regulars: plush seats with pearwood working tables, wide aisles, headsets for listening to music, electronic data displays, a telephone/fax compartment and a "bistro car" for eating.

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  • At times like this, one could wish for some sapient pearwood.


  • If I were a tree, I would be a (n): weeping willow - that, or sapient pearwood

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  • A thin, curved shell of shiny rust-brown pearwood wraps the main dining space, which is smaller than I remembered.

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  • In one corner an exceptional French secretary of gleaming pearwood stood like an exhibit in a museum.

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  • Nearby, was a gleaming oval pearwood table with eight matching chairs.

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  • I made it from pearwood, and jointed and polished it well, and inlaid the lid with a little picture of Our Lady in nacre and silver, and blue stone for the mantle.

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  • Good God! She did not invite them to take off their coats, but turned immediately, led them down a long pearwood-paneled hallway.

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  • Four supper-couches of pale polished pearwood, a sideboard with a fine wine-cooler and red-figured cups, a little gilt Aphrodite on a marble stand.

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  • The dining-room is in the purest Renaissance style austere woodwork; immense chests of caned pearwood, on which stand precious ewers in Urbino ware, and dishes by Bernard Palissy.

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