Definition of Ebonies

1. Noun. (plural of ebony) ¹



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Definition of Ebonies

1. ebony [n] - See also: ebony

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ebonies

ebionised
ebionises
ebionism
ebionisms
ebionitism
ebionitisms
ebionize
ebionized
ebionizes
eblanin
eblis
ebola haemorrhagic fever
ebola virus
ebon
ebonation
ebonies (current term)
ebonise
ebonised
ebonises
ebonising
ebonist
ebonists
ebonite
ebonites
ebonize
ebonized
ebonizes
ebonizing
ebons
ebony

Literary usage of Ebonies

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1. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"The ebonies of South-Eastern Asia are obtained from several species of Diospyros, Dal- bergia, and Bauhinia, growing in the Mauritius, Ceylon, ..."

2. A Critique of the Theory of Evolution by Thomas Hunt Morgan, Louis Clark Vanuxem Foundation (1916)
"If the ebony, then in the second generation we count three ebonies to one sooty, putting the hybrids with the ebonies. If the dominant is the sooty then we ..."

3. A Text-book of Wood by Herbert Stone (1921)
"They are very characteristic of the ebonies, where they may be seen with the lens on a vertical section like little strings of pearls. ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1880)
"When a man's ivories have become ebonies the New Guinea ladies pronounce him very handsome. The burial customs vary in the different districts. ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1861)
"... snuff-boxes, puzzles, etc. These are exhibited by the Madras Local Committee." All these woods can be used for veneer, and the ebonies are, probably, ..."

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