Yellow-wood

Definitions

  • Work of Ambrosia Beetles in Tulip or Yellow Poplar Wood
    Work of Ambrosia Beetles in Tulip or Yellow Poplar Wood
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Yellow-wood a name given to Fustic and many other trees—e.g. satin-wood, and various kinds of podocarpus, rhus, xanthoxylum, &c
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. geolo; Ger. gelb; cog. with L. heluus, light bay.

Usage

In literature:

A practicable postern was ajar on the yellow wood of the studded gates.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
It fanned the fire to raging fury, sent it leaping in yellow sheets through the woods.
"The Hidden Places" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
And the fantastic-looking young officer got up and shook himself, and worried the bits of charred wood out of his long yellow moustaches.
"We and the World, Part II. (of II.)" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
The wood itself is light, soft and close-grained, having a color that varies from yellow to red.
"Growing Nuts in the North" by Carl Weschcke
For seven weeks the Maryland yellow throat sang just at the turn of the old woods road, where his mate had her nest in a low bush.
"Some Summer Days in Iowa" by Frederick John Lazell
At the lower end of the wood, standing out against it, was the dusty yellow ruin which once was Fricourt.
"Letters from France" by C. E. W. Bean
Hills and woods and mountains, and the trees all yellow and red and green and brown.
"Fairies and Folk of Ireland" by William Henry Frost
The smooth yellow flood glided between the wooded banks with scarcely a murmur.
"Canoe Boys and Campfires" by William Murray Graydon
Yellow varnish, plain wood, heavy work, rough purfling.
"The Violin" by George Hart
I passed through a very pleasant wood-path yesterday, quite shut in and sheltered by trees that had not thrown off their yellow robes.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866" by Various
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In poetry:

TIS a dull sight
To see the year dying,
When winter winds
Set the yellow wood sighing:
Sighing, O sighing!
"Old Song" by Edward FitzGerald
'Tis a dull sight
To see the year dying,
When winter winds
Set the yellow wood sighing:
Sighing, oh! sighing.
"The Meadows In Spring" by Edward FitzGerald
O hurry to the ragged wood, for there
I will drive all those lovers out and cry
O, my share of the world, O, yellow hair!
No one has ever loved but you and I.
"The Ragged Wood" by William Butler Yeats
Yet through the gray and sombre wood,
Against the dusk of fir and pine,
Last of their floral sisterhood,
The hazel’s yellow blossoms shine,
The tawny gold of Afric’s mine!
"Hazel Blossoms" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Has he a mind or not? I wonder; but soon
We turn through a leafless wood, and there to the right,
Like a sun bewitched in alien realms of night,
Mellow and yellow and rounded hangs the moon.
"Moonset" by Sir Henry Newbolt
O yellow-haired, lovely girl, you tore my strength and inclined
my course from its aim: but, if I reach my place, the
high wood of the men of song, you are the fire of my lyric
you made a poet of me through sorrow.
"Dain Do Eimhir (excerpt)" by Sorley MacLean

In news:

Deputies were called to Forbes Road near the border of Madison and Yellow Creek townships after a man reported being shot in the woods.
"I never made an office for myself before," he said, entering the spacious room with pale yellow walls and refinished wood floors.
Dogtown Roadhouse's wood-fired veggie pizza comes topped with yellow squash, zucchini and onions.
Yellow Wood Guiding ( ywguiding.com, 303-775-5484) offers group and private tours around Estes Park and in RMNP.
Despite the senior's efforts, the Yellow Jackets dropped a 41-13 decision to Brownwood at Gordon Wood Stadium in the season finale for Llano .
Wood's Blue hybrid aster, top, behind a bunch of yellow zinnias (below) in the Amherst garden of Cheryl Wilson on Wednesday, September 26, 2012.KEVIN GUTTING Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra.
News Wood Markets Sales of yellow birch remain lackluster.
BOSTON —Yellow Wood Partners has acquired mass market fragrance provider Parfums de Coeur, whose brands include Body Fantasies, Designer Imposters and BOD Man.
Yellow Wood is acquiring PDC in partnership with the company's management team, who also are investing equity into the business.
Photo courtesy of Sue Wood Garrett Migliozzi, yellow shorts, competes at the CIF Division I State meet.
The Very Veggie pizza at Bricks Wood Fired Pizza is prepared with balsamic roma tomatoes, red and yellow peppers, red onions, baby spinach and mushrooms, as well as mozzarella, provolone and goat cheese.
Clipper City Brewing in Baltimore will release a new beer called Plank I, an English ale aged on yellow poplar wood during the second fermentation, according to the Arbutus Times.
Also at the air museum, people of all ages could step inside the cockpits of three antique planes: a North American T-28 Trojan, a 1941 Ercoupe, and the yellow 1953 Cessna 170B that was flown around the world in 1956 and 1957 by Jan Wood.
Jeff Barr Kalamazoo Gazette Lois Oryczcak, 54, of Portage, picks yellow daffodils in the yard that formerly belonged to her mother, Audry Wood.
The geese return to the flats, skunk cabbage pokes up yellow in the woods, and the deadline for Nenana Ice Classic tickets has passed.
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