- Australian any of several small eucalyptus trees, esp Eucalyptus cornuta, yielding a very hard timber
from a native Australian language
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From the top of the steps Yate caught a pretty glimpse of Sabbath repose.
She reserved the posting till night, after the coming of Yate, who was due at dinner.
At Wickwar and Yate in Gloucestershire it is worked for industrial purposes.
The Irish Mr. Yate gets his 'sucking pig', and very often is ungrateful to his benefactors.
Colonel Yate was perturbed by this Gorgonzolaesque phrase, and anxiously inquired to what species of cheese it referred.