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lacewood

(ˈleɪsˌwʊd)
n
1. (Plants) the wood of an Australian tree (Cardwellia sublimia)
2. (Plants) the wood of either of two varieties of plane tree (Platanus occidentalis or Platanus acerifolia)
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Noun1.lacewood - variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore treelacewood - variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree
plane tree, platan, sycamore - any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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Fairfield, Ohio, also said his company sells the Australian lacewood and Brazilian variety, louro faixa.
Before he created the prototype for Kiruna (named for a city in Sweden and a nod to his paternal grandfather, who is Swedish), he built several things in his house, including a lacewood kitchen table, a Mission-style entertainment center, beautiful fishing rods that took him 30 hours each to make, and, also for fishermen, a mahogany and maple fly stretcher with hand-notched pegs.
Wood veneers such as quarter fiddleback anegre, sycamore, makore, and brazilian lacewood have recently replaced walnut, cherry, and mahogany of earlier periods.
Crawley's had produced the first animated television series anywhere in North America, The Wizard of Oz, in 1962, and several private animation studios such as Atkinson Films and Lacewood Studios have come and gone since then.
1) One frame recounts the two-hundred-year expansion of the Clare family's soap and candle business into a huge multinational conglomerate; the other relates the final year in the life of Laura Rowen Bodey, a forty-two-year-old divorced mother of two whose terminal cancer may have been caused by environmental pollutants from the Clare factory located in her hometown of Lacewood, Illinois.
These Las Vegas luxury suites include custom furnishings with white lacquered panels and Honey Birdseye and Anigre Lacewood highlighted with gold leaf.
COMMON NAMES: Lacewood, silky oak, selena Northern silky oak, Australian silky oak, European plane
Other Yorkshire schools which were awarded cash included Handsworth Grange, Sheffield, which won PS100,000 as a national finalist in the secondary school category and Lacewood Primary School, Barnsley, which has won PS50,000 in the primary school category.
Iris petal fragrance breezes through as the soft scents of sun-dried moss and lacewood linger, helping you feel unbridled.
LACEWOOD IS A TERM THAT HAS BEEN ADOPTED by many wood species from around the world.
Lacewood Gardens, off Tanyard Lane, in Alvechurch, is being developed by home builder Persmimmon Homes South Midlands.
The building's dark-grey porphyry stone and Brazilian lacewood gallery interiors could not be more fitting for a museum, contrasting beautifully with the light stonework of the exterior facade.