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[see-der-woo d] /ˈsi dərˌwʊd/
cedar (def 5).
Origin of cedarwood
First recorded in 1605-15; cedar + wood1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In seven large bowls he places calamus, cedarwood, and incense.

  • From the interior of the safe he removed a cedarwood box, also locked.

    The Man Who Knew Edgar Wallace
  • Place a drop of cedarwood oil on the centre of the cover-slip.

  • cedarwood oil, distilled from the wood of Juniperus virginiana.

  • A handful of black lace and cedarwood chained him to the spot!

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • Rob had a flying visit first of all, but the joy at cedarwood was delightful.

    Kathie's Soldiers

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • "No one will think that at cedarwood," answered Kathie, softly.

    Kathie's Soldiers

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • The fragrant smoke of cedarwood rose from some of its roofs as the evening fell.

    The Mercy of Allah Hilaire Belloc
  • So he asked Jim to come down to cedarwood and take a look around, which delighted the youth greatly, and gave him some new ideas.

    Kathie's Soldiers

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • Her mother had been to call at cedarwood, but it wasn't at all likely that she would be invited within its charmed precincts.

    Kathie's Soldiers

    Amanda Minnie Douglas

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