[ teek-wood ]

  1. the wood of the teak.

Origin of teakwood

First recorded in 1775–85; teak + wood1

Words Nearby teakwood

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How to use teakwood in a sentence

  • Then he advanced to a divan beside a teakwood table on which stood a large copper samovar.

  • Then she sat down heavily on one of the carved teakwood chairs.

    When a Man Marries | Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • teakwood chairs, with red embroidered backs and cushions, stood about the walls.

    Port O' Gold | Louis John Stellman
  • He sank down on the teakwood stool he generally uses to put his colors on and his brushes.

    A Top-Floor Idyl | George van Schaick
  • He motioned to a stool as he let himself fall heavily into a teakwood armchair made especially for his bulk.

    Mr. Wicker's Window | Carley Dawson