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violet wood

Origin of violet wood
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • William Jaquith went to a certain corner and brought out a teapoy of violet wood, which he set down at the old lady's elbow.

    Mrs. Tree Laura E. Richards
  • The external covering is usually either mahogany, American walnut, or violet wood (a sort of cedar).

    Intarsia and Marquetry F. Hamilton Jackson
  • I do not know in what mood violet wood arose on that momentous morning of her life—probably in a very pleasant one.

    For Woman's Love

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • violet wood answered that she would consult her chaperon and abide by her decision.

    For Woman's Love

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

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