- William,1776–1834, English publisher.
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Historical Examples of blackwood
But that's no reason why John shouldn't send his story to Blackwood's Magazine.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
He replied, "God bless you, Blackwood; I shall never see you again."The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
Oh, Blackwood, it is 'not I that have made him, but he himself.'
The period is that which follows on my connection with Blackwood's Magazine.Typhoon
Verses from his pen have appeared in Blackwood's and Tait's Magazines.
- Also called: Sally Wattle a tall Australian acacia tree, A. melanoxylon, having small clusters of flowers and curved pods and yielding highly valued black timber
- any of various trees or shrubs of the leguminous genus Dalbergia, esp D. melanoxylon (of Africa) or D. latifolia (of India), yielding black wood used for carving and musical instruments
- the wood of any of these trees
- bridge a conventional bidding sequence of four and five no-trumps, which are requests to the partner to show aces and kings respectively
Word Origin for Blackwood
- Algernon (Henry). 1869–1951, British novelist and short-story writer; noted for his supernatural tales