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The wood of any of several fruit-bearing trees, such as the apple, cherry, or pear, used especially in cabinetmaking.


(Furniture) the wood of a fruit tree, esp when used in furniture making



any of various woods from fruit-bearing trees, used for cabinetmaking and the like.
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Noun1.fruitwood - wood of various fruit trees (as apple or cherry or pear) used especially in cabinetwork
applewood - wood of any of various apple trees of the genus Malus
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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At Camino, he uses cherry and almond wood, but for the home grill, he suggests a mix of mesquite hardwood charcoal and either fruitwood or hardwood chunks--and lighting more charcoal partway through cooking.
As the evenings get darker, ensure you enjoy a restful slumber with the distinctive Casa Windrush king-size sleigh bed in fruitwood - now half price at PS999.
Featuring profuse engraving and elaborate inlays of mother-of-pearl, stag horn and silver wire depicting floral patterns, dogs and mythical creatures within its fruitwood stock, this superb piece is in fine condition and is truly a work of art.
Visit a local greenhouse or garden club plant sale for spearmint, peppermint, apple mint, or pineapple or fruitwood sage.
Country woods such as fruitwood, yew, sycamore, elm and walnut have a marked positive effect on prices.
This record was smashed last year at Sotheby's London by an Italian carved boxwood and fruitwood flame by named maker Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo.
A Charles II oak and fruitwood parquetry long dresser, with moulded top above four drawers each and two octagonal fielded panels inlaid with geometric patterns, standing on six compound baluster and block legs, realised PS9,500.
Constructed from natural fruitwood and enhanced by a striking stone inlay and hand-crafted metal fittings, it''s a beautiful and unique piece of furniture.
Constructed from natural fruitwood and enhanced by a striking stone inlay and hand crafted metal fittings it's a beautiful and unique piece of furniture.
1500, MurilloOs large canvas Don Andrs de Andrade y la Cal, now in a beautiful black[ETH]and[ETH]gold painted contemporary frame, and Frans HalsO Portrait of a Man, formerly in an elaborate gilded 19th century frame and now in a simple, elegant fruitwood frame that is certainly closer to the manner in which would have been framed in 17th century Holland.
A fine oak blanket chest, dating back to 1580, is expected to fetch between PS300 and PS500, while a fine oak and fruitwood dining table, crafted in 1630, may sell for up to PS1,000.
At Acme, mostly farm-fished salmon, usually from Norway and Chile, is cured in a mild salt and brown sugar brine for up to a week, then cold smoked over fruitwood shavings for up to 24 hours.