noun, plural ma·hog·a·nies.
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Origin of mahogany
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Example sentences from the Web for mahogany
Senators Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Michael Bennet and Kirsten Gillibrand all chased the 2020 Democratic nomination and still have mahogany desks at the Capitol.In the Long Game, Even Insurrection May Not Disqualify Presidential Hopes|Philip Elliott|January 8, 2021|Time
He then referenced the film Anchorman: “I personally have many leather-bound books, and my house smells of rich mahogany.”
The floors were softened by cork tiles, the walls by Philippine mahogany paneling.The Night Vince Lombardi Lay Awake Brooding Over a 49-0 Win|W.C. Heinz|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here, table, highboy chairs, and screen—mahogany, cherry, teak—looked nervous and disproportioned.
Nope, he has to be seen landing his chopper on the South Lawn, propping his leather loafers on his mahogany desk in the Oval.Why Obama Fled His Hawaii Vacation in Shadow of the Fiscal Cliff|Lauren Ashburn|December 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mike Lennon and I were two of a dozen speakers who stood next to the mahogany casket.
She opened the door of a square room with large roses on the white wall-paper, and fine old mahogany furniture.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The woods, however, are again pretty thick, and some inferior mahogany among it is used for furniture.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
You may know it by all these signs of mahogany furniture, and leather upholstery, and waiters of reverential deportment.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
It was built at Chatham, from the design of Mr. Oliver Lang, of mahogany and on the diagonal principle.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
A magnificent mahogany tree, whose luxuriant branches overshadowed the whole clearing, stood nearly in the centre.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
British Dictionary definitions for mahogany
noun plural -nies
- the wood of any of these treesSee also acajou (def. 2)
- (as modifier)a mahogany table
- a reddish-brown colour
- (as modifier)mahogany skin