teakwood

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n teakwood hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding
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Usage

In literature:

One of the things Miss Minchin had taken from her was a carved teakwood desk her father had sent her.
"A Little Princess" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
On the deck, there were two little teakwood houses, with doors and windows.
"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad
Then she sat down heavily on one of the carved teakwood chairs.
"When a Man Marries" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
It was a small, rectangular, teakwood box no larger than a half of the palm of his hand.
"The River's End" by James Oliver Curwood
In the murky cellar of a Pell Street tenement seventeen Chinamen sat cross-legged in a circle round an octagonal teakwood table.
"Tutt and Mr. Tutt" by Arthur Train
Here stood an octagonal table of black teakwood, on seven sides of which seven chairs were placed.
"Red Masquerade" by Louis Joseph Vance
There were open-work screens, and tables and chairs of black, carved teakwood.
"The Port of Adventure" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The principal streets are lined with houses of teakwood, whose fronts are elaborately carved.
"Modern India" by William Eleroy Curtis
We sat in teakwood easy-chairs and talked all day.
"African Camp Fires" by Stewart Edward White
Betty herself took a hard, uncompromising sort of chair, of teakwood, wonderfully carved by some dead and forgotten Chinese artist.
"The Outdoor Girls at Ocean View" by Laura Lee Hope
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In news:

Man charged in 2008 death of Teakwood Drive woman.
They give these products glorious names like Desert Gold, Indian Summer, Rainbow Teakwood, Chocolate Sandstone, and Ostrich Gray.
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