Banquet tables were bedecked with orchids, candles, and sandalwood fans to prevent sweating in eveningwear.
She was thinking of the bishop's story, and her secret hidden away in the sandalwood box.
Many of them liked the fragrance of sandalwood and strange perfumes.
The faint perfume of sandalwood which, living, always hung about her garments, flowed in with the odor of the plum.
The air was heavy with sandalwood, and attar of rose, and incense.
The Lasgari are soldiers, as the name denotes.9 They wear three straight lines of sandalwood up the forehead.
Now, you see the track going through that clump of sandalwood?
There were boxes of sandalwood and ugly heathen idols with leering faces.
Besides ponies, almost the only exports of Timor are sandalwood and beeswax.
The chief exports are gold, copper, lead, wool and sandalwood.
1510s, earlier sandell (c.1400), saundres (early 14c.), from Old French sandale, from Medieval Latin sandalum, from Late Greek santalon, ultimately from Sanskrit čandana-m "the sandalwood tree," perhaps literally "wood for burning incense," related to candrah "shining, glowing," and cognate with Latin candere "to shine, glow" (see candle).