Origin of violet wood
First recorded in 1835–45
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for violet wood
Historical Examples of violet wood
"I see, Mrs. Tree," said the doctor, glancing from the wrapper and cap to the bowl and spoon that stood on the violet-wood table.
Mirrors everywhere, violet-wood counter, and an odor of perfumery as soon as you entered the shop!