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

From the Tagalog word aklé
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Historical Examples of acle

  • Acle (Mimosa acle) gives logs up to 32 feet by 28 inches square.

    The Philippine Islands

    John Foreman

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

  • 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.