- the greenish-gray wood of the sycamore maple, used for making furniture.
Origin of harewood
1655–65; variant of obsolete airewood, equivalent to obsolete aire harewood (< dialectal German Ähre ≪ Vulgar Latin *acre, Latin acer maple) + wood1
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I was at Harewood the other day, and examined a tomb there alleged to be that of the C.-J.
Staines thought of the large, comfortable house in Harewood Square.A Simpleton
My dear,” said Mrs. Harewood, “we can do that by and by, when your mamma comes over.
Mr. Harewood left Matilda quieted, but deeply impressed by what he had said.
Of these Harewood contained nearly as many patients as all the others.Woman's Work in the Civil War
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