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  1. resembling or made of cedar.

Origin of cedarn

First recorded in 1625–35; cedar + -(e)n2

Words Nearby cedarn

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How to use cedarn in a sentence

  • As the words ‘azurn’ and ‘cedarn’ are peculiar to Milton some hold that he adopted them from the Italian azzurino and cedrino.

    Milton's Comus | John Milton
  • Here they rested, in a “cedarn shade,” until the gale had subsided: then en avant!

    Some Heroes of Travel | W. H. Davenport Adams
  • But what arrested our attention was a small flower-bed close to the cedarn pillars of the verandah.

    Lafcadio Hearn | Nina H. Kennard
  • About the cedarn alleys: about the pathways through cedar groves.

    Minor Poems by Milton | John Milton
  • And he put his joy in the scorn of men, as the miser shuts his gold in a cedarn chest, locked with a triple lock.

    The Well of Saint Clare | Anatole France