violet wood


noun

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Lincolnesque

Origin of violet wood

First recorded in 1835–45
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Example sentences from the Web for 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.

    Mrs. Tree|Laura E. Richards
  • Mirrors everywhere, violet-wood counter, and an odor of perfumery as soon as you entered the shop!

    Frdrique; vol. 1|Charles Paul de Kock