Definitions

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  • n. The fragrant wood of a North African tree (Callitris quadrivalvis, formerly Thuja articulata) of the cedar family.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting a precious wood, in Rev. xviii. 12. The wood is supposed to be that of Callitris quadrivalvis. See Callitris.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • Merchandise of gold and silver and precious stones: and of pearls and fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet: and all thyine wood: and all manner of vessels of ivory: and all manner of vessels of precious stone and of brass and of iron and of marble:

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • And the king made of the thyine trees stairs in the house of the

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 14: 2 Paralipomenon The Challoner Revision

  • And the servants also of Hiram, with the servants of Solomon, brought gold from Ophir, and thyine trees, and most precious stones:

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 14: 2 Paralipomenon The Challoner Revision

  • The tables were of thyine and other precious woods, and were laden with crystal and myrrhine vases which had once been carried in Roman triumphs, and were now crowned with the choicest Chian, Lesbian, and Thasian wines.

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  • Ophir great plenty of thyine trees, and precious stones.

    The Holy Bible: Douay-Rheims

  • She, too, is the haven desired of 'everyone that saileth any whither' by reason of her costliness, her merchandise of gold and precious stones and pearls, of fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet, thyine wood and ivory, cinnamon and incense, wine and souls of men; and this Babylon too will have fallen when the sound of the flute is no more heard in her, and 'the light of a candle shall shine no more at all.'

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  • (The navy also of Hiram, which brought gold from Ophir, brought from Ophir great plenty of thyine trees, and precious stones.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • And the king made of the thyine trees the rails of the house of the Lord, and of the king's house: and citterns and harps for singers: there were no such thyine trees as these brought nor seen unto this day.) 10: 13.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • "And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more: The merchandise of gold and silver and precious stones, and of pearls and fine linen, and purple, and silk and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass and iron and marble.

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