- the hard, durable wood of a Philippine leguminous tree, Albizzia acle, used for making fine furniture.
Origin of acle
From the Tagalog word aklé
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Examples from the Web for acle
Acle (Mimosa acle) gives logs up to 32 feet by 28 inches square.The Philippine Islands
He came up with them at Acle, about eleven miles from Norwich.The Life of George Borrow
A prize fight had taken place near the town, on a marsh next the Acle Road.Yarmouth Notes
Frederick Danby Palmer
A mile and a half further on, and we came to Acle bridge, twelve miles from Yarmouth.
Acle is a capital fishing station, and is now accessible from Norwich by the new line to Yarmouth, branching off at Brundall.