Definition of Lancewoods
1. lancewood [n] - See also: lancewood
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lancewoods
Literary usage of Lancewoods
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"There are many lancewoods in various parts of the world. The name, in Australia, is given to Backhousia myr- ..."
2. Science Papers: Chiefly Pharmacological and Botanical by Daniel Hanbury (1876)
"Specimens in flower of any tree affording the lancewoods of commerce in tho West Indies or Central America are needed for the determination of the species. ..."
3. A Manual of Scientific Enquiry: Prepared for the Use of Officers in Her by Great Britain Admiralty, Robert Main (1871)
"Specimens in flower of any tree affording the lancewoods of commerce in the West Indies or Central America are needed for the determination of the species. ..."
4. The Indian Forester (1902)
"The extremely fine bars which may be seen crossing the rays in the ebonies, and the somewhat different bars characteristic of the lancewoods and many others ..."
5. Camp-fire Musings: Life and Good Times in the Woods by William Cunningham Gray (1894)
"But I left my pair of lancewoods in the case and waited till the teamster was ready, when I told him to lead off, and I would follow. ..."