boxwood

A very close-grained, yellow HARDWOOD native to Europe. It was expecially popular for stringing (see BANDING) in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It was also ideal for blocks for wood ENGRAVING and for moulds. The undulating figure of the wood from its roots and branches made box a popular material for INLAID WORK and MARQUETRY in the 16th a …...

Boxwood

The wood of the box tree, a very tough close-grained yellow wood, commonly used in the manufacture of mathematical and assorted scientific instruments.
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Boxwood

• (n.) The wood of the box (Buxus).
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Boxwood

(Buxus) This group consists of about thirty hardy and tender, evergreen shrubs and small trees. Buxus, commonly known as Boxwoods, are natives of Europe and Asia. Because of their neat appearance, Boxwoods are highly valued for growing as hedges, for bordering paths and beds, and for clipping for topiary work. Boxwoods produce male and female flowe...
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Boxwood

(Europe and S. America) A close-grained cream veneer; easy to cut and
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boxwood

noun very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks
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Boxwood

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Boxwood

[Murfreesboro, Tennessee] Boxwood, also known as the Thomas J.B. Turner House, is an antebellum plantation house in Rutherford County, Tennessee, west of Murfreesboro in the historic Salem community. The house was built by Thomas J. B. Turner and his wife, Sarah Jetton Turner, and completed in 1843. It is a two-story brick house built on an...
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Boxwood

Box'wood` noun The wood of the box ( Buxus ).
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boxwood

A very close-grained, yellow hardwood native to Europe. It was expecially popular for stringing in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It was also ideal for blocks for wood engraving and for moulds. The undulating figure of the wood from its roots and branches made box a popular material for inlay work and marquetry in the 16th and 17th centuri...
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boxwood

hard, heavy, fine-grained wood, usually white or light yellow, that is obtained from the box (Buxus sempervirens) and other small trees of the genus ...
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boxwood

[n] - very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box especially the common box
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