eastern red cedar

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eastern red cedar

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Noun1.eastern red cedar - small juniper found east of Rocky Mountains having a conic crown, brown bark that peels in shreds, and small sharp needleseastern red cedar - small juniper found east of Rocky Mountains having a conic crown, brown bark that peels in shreds, and small sharp needles
pencil cedar, pencil cedar tree - any of several junipers with wood suitable for making pencils
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Another name for the aromatic cedar used for closets, shoe trees, blanket chests and pencils is:
The nose is robust and musky, with cherries, prunes, blackberries and clove accented by aromatic cedar wood.
HopBox's kits are handcrafted from rustic pine and aromatic cedar. Each includes a fermenting jug, bottles, tubing, ingredients, a recipe book, and more, providing a homebrewer with everything needed to make a small batch of beer.
It could be made from northern pine or aromatic cedar, and 'can be lined with various styles of Pendleton blankets." You may also include a 'framed picture of choice with engraved script included'.
Still a bit wet behind the ears in the whole stand placement arena, my chest swelled with pride when a doe followed by a spotted fawn came sauntering up the ridge trail and obliviously passed under me en route to the shaded safety of aromatic cedar. In an instant they were gone, and all I could think about was that if nothing else came of the evening it had been a terrific success because my long-planned strategy had unfolded flawlessly.
The wooden case most likely would be made of western incense cedar from California, the eraser perhaps a mixture of South American rubber and Italian pumice stone." The aromatic cedar, the eraser, and sometimes the lacquer produce that great fragrance that gathers around a cup of sharpened pencils.