Bois d'arc

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Bois´ d'arc´

1.(Bot.) The Osage orange (Maclura aurantiaca).
The bois d'arc seems to be the characteristic growth of the black prairies.
- U. S. Census (1880).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Walnut was the most common because it was plentiful, but select calls were made of Hedge, better known as Osage Orange or Bois d'Arc, French for archery bow wood; in the vernacular Bodock.
The Bois d'Arc Creek Reservoir is expected to eventually provide water for 1.7 million people serviced by the North Texas Municipal Water District.
Another old-fashioned form of fencing, popular is the Ozarks, is a living hedge of bois d'arc (Osage orange).
The bois d'arc, or Osage orange (Maclura pomifera), is native to Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas.
The landowner had been paid to restore his fence when the construction of the pipeline was completed in 1949 and, in that area of Kansas, bois d'arc wood fence posts have been known to last as long as 75 years.
We are focused on recognising cost synergies from the Bois d'Arc integration while drilling and oil service costs equilibrate with lower commodity prices.
From south to north, the coverage area reaches from the intersection of State Highway 185 and Bois d'Arc Road to the intersection of U.S.
Carter was born March 10, 1914, in Bois D'Arc, Mo., to Ben and Naomi Snyder Carter.
Known also as hedge, hedge apple, bodark (from the French bois d'arc, meaning wood of the bow), and bowwood, the osage-orange's name comes from the Osage Indian tribe, which lived near the tree's home range, and from the orange-like aroma of the ripened fruit.
Dominant trees on the study area were black oak (Quercus velutina), hickory (Carya sp.), green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), sugarberry (Celtis laevigata), pecan (Carya illinoinensis), cedar elm (Ulmus crassifolia), bois d'arc (Maclura pomifera), honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), post oak (Quercus stellata), red cedar (Juniperus virginiana), slippery elm (Ulmus rubra) and persimmon (Diospyros virginiana).