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olive wood

olive (def 3). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Its doors were strong, of olive wood, with tracings wrought in gold.

    Saronia Richard Short
  • In the inner room Solomon made two winged bulls of olive wood.

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • It was made of olive wood, and had something like a little pair of wings near the top.

  • He came up to me in an olive wood, where I made a halt for about five minutes.

    Notes in North Africa W. G. Windham
  • You can see it from the door,—there, to the left of the olive wood, lower down than the old ruin.

    The Fortunes Of Glencore Charles James Lever
  • The manufacture of silks and carving in olive wood are carried on.

  • The exact reason of what has been called the "sacrifice" is not made clear, despite Lucrezia's soliloquy in the olive wood.

  • The library was wainscoted in some dull satin finished wood, with the graining of olive wood.

    Kit of Greenacre Farm Izola Forrester
  • It is made of olive wood, and is covered by a shiny brown paint which may conceal a good deal of detailed carving.

    Donatello David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
  • Their tables are about eighteen inches high, made of olive wood inlaid with mother-of-pearl and silver, perhaps all silver.

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