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gumwood

[ guhm-wood ]
/ ˈgʌmˌwʊd /
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noun
the wood of a gum tree, especially the wood of a eucalyptus or of the sweet gum.
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Origin of gumwood

First recorded in 1675–85; gum1 + wood1
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How to use gumwood in a sentence

  • The walls of the first floor are finished in oiled and waxed gumwood.

  • Tharn, narrow-eyed and alert, watched them halt and gather gumwood torches, saw these latter ignited and the march resumed.

    The Return of Tharn|Howard Carleton Browne
  • Quickly Tharn propped the torch of gumwood against a tree bole and dragged the two corpses into the brush.

    The Return of Tharn|Howard Carleton Browne
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