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Definition of Pearwood
1. the wood of the pear tree [n -S]
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Literary usage of Pearwood
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1. The Practical Book of Early American Arts and Crafts by Harold Donaldson Eberlein, Abbot McClure (1916)
"... maple, box, holly, bass, or gum was suitable for this purpose. The design was carved in bold relief with a smooth surface (Fig. 1), F:o. 1. pearwood ..."
2. Gurley Manual of Surveying Instruments by Gurley, W. & L. E., Troy, N.Y. (1871)
"pearwood Triangles—30, 60 and 90 degrees, and 45,45 and 90 degrees; • 6 to 7-inch, ... T Square, pearwood or Beech, single head to turn ; head takes off, ..."
3. A Descriptive Treatise on Mathematical Instruments: Their Construction, Uses by William Ford Stanley (1873)
"174 Curves, railway, set of 50, pearwood, 27s. 174 175 175 175 176 176 177 177 178 cardboard, 20s. „ „ vulcanite, 60s. ship, Admiralty pattern, pearwood ..."
4. Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Works of Art, from the Byzantine by Ralph Bernal (1855)
"4231 A handsome old coffer, of pearwood, on stand, ornamented with plates of metal, chased with birds and flowers DINING ROOM. ..."
5. The School World (1907)
"(Bj In Cardboard Case with Bevelled pearwood Set Squares. (A) In Metal Pocket Case with Nickel-plated Set Squares. THE JUNIOR Price 2s. 6d. net. SET. ..."
6. Priced and Illustrated Catalogue of Mathematical Instruments and Materials by Queen, James W., & co., Philadelphia, James W. Queen & Company (1883)
"pearwood Triangles, 45°x45°x90°. 562. 72 inches long. 11.50 72 inches long. ... pearwood or Cherry Triangles, framed open centre, 30°x60°x90°. ..."