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[hair-woo d]
  1. the greenish-gray wood of the sycamore maple, used for making furniture.
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Origin of harewood

1655–65; variant of obsolete airewood, equivalent to obsolete aire harewood (< dialectal German ÄhreVulgar Latin *acre, Latin acer maple) + wood1
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Historical Examples of harewood

  • I was at Harewood the other day, and examined a tomb there alleged to be that of the C.-J.

    Notes and Queries, Number 206, October 8, 1853


  • Staines thought of the large, comfortable house in Harewood Square.

    A Simpleton

    Charles Reade

  • My dear,” said Mrs. Harewood, “we can do that by and by, when your mamma comes over.

    The Barbadoes Girl

    Mrs. Hofland

  • Mr. Harewood left Matilda quieted, but deeply impressed by what he had said.

    The Barbadoes Girl

    Mrs. Hofland

  • Of these Harewood contained nearly as many patients as all the others.

    Woman's Work in the Civil War

    Linus Pierpont Brockett