- Also called letterwood.
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How to use snakewood in a sentence
He was well, but neatly, dressed, and had hooked to his wrist a thin snakewood cane attached to a crook handle.The Man Who Knew | Edgar Wallace
So he swung round his cane of heavy snakewood at the cow, and struck her poor horns so sharply that her head went round.Springhaven | R. D. Blackmore
With the single exception of snakewood it is the heaviest wood for rod making and is only used for short bait-casting rods.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
Several species of Strychnos are considered infallible remedies for snake bites; hence are known as snakewood.