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They were of elm, with lignum vit roller sheaves, and were bound inside with iron, and had swivel eyes.Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic'|British Government
It is found by experience to bee farre better and of more vses then the wood which is called Guaiacum, or Lignum vit.
The wood of those trees is as heavy or heavier than Brazil or Lignum vitae; and is in colour white.Sir Francis Drake Revived|Philip Nichols
Sam had picked on a great lignum vitæ as the forked tree named in the chart and had come to disappointment, even as I had.The Pirate of Panama|William MacLeod Raine
The fixed valve face is of lignum vitae in a metal recess, and the revolving valve of gun-metal.