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acle

[ ak-lee ]

noun

  1. the hard, durable wood of a Philippine leguminous tree, Albizzia acle, used for making fine furniture.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of acle1

From the Tagalog word aklé

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Example Sentences

The three boys wandered away as far as Acle, eleven miles from Norwich, whence they were ignomimously brought back and birched.

It was nearly two o'clock as we lowered sail to pass Acle Bridge, and only about half our journey completed.

He came up with them at Acle, about eleven miles from Norwich.

Lion fonts are numerous, those of Acle and Strumpshaw being excellent examples.

A prize fight had taken place near the town, on a marsh next the Acle Road.

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