Definition of Blackwood

1. Noun. Very dark wood of any of several blackwood trees.

Substance meronyms: Blackwood Tree
Generic synonyms: Wood

2. Noun. Any of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood.

Definition of Blackwood

1. n. A name given to several dark-colored timbers. The East Indian black wood is from the tree Dalbergia latifolia.

Definition of Blackwood

1. Proper noun. Any of many places in England, Scotland and the United States. ¹

2. Proper noun. An English and Scottish habitational surname derived from the placename. ¹

3. Noun. very dark wood from any of several trees ¹

4. Noun. any of several trees (especially the acacia) yielding such wood ¹

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Definition of Blackwood

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Medical Definition of Blackwood

1. A name given to several dark-coloured timbers. The East Indian black wood is from the tree Dalbergia latifolia. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackwood

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Literary usage of Blackwood

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"blackwood was thus in England at the time of Lord Nelson's funeral (8 Jan. ... After this blackwood was appointed to the Ajax, of 80 guns, ..."

2. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"At this period of his career, Mr blackwood became agent for several of the ... For a considerable time, Mr blackwood had been of opinion that something like ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"And this is the truth as he shall answer to God. Depone, That he never knew blackwood to stay one night on his lands of blackwood since the rebellion. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the District of by Arthur MacArthur, Supreme Court, Franklin Hubbell Mackey, District of Columbia Supreme Court, District of Columbia (1884)
"Afterwards blackwood conveyed by quit-claim deed to Charles T. Davis. These notes the trustees, Callau and Davis, endorsed, put into the hands of Charles T. ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1879)
"THE LATE JOHN blackwood. Born at Edinburgh, 7th December 1818 ; Died at Strathtyrum, ... LARGE, indeed, is the circle which the death of John blackwood has ..."

6. The Revised Reports by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1904)
"6d. in consideration of the sum of 800L, to be paid to blackwood him by the said Brady, and also in consideration of being released ..."

7. Recollections of a Lifetime: Or Men and Things I Have Seen ; in a Series of by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1857)
"I had delivered my letter of introduction to blackwood, and he had ... Nevertheless, Mr. blackwood was an exceedingly intelligent and agreeable gentleman. ..."

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