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 â€¦...
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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• (n.) The wood of the box (Buxus).Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/10004
(Europe and S. America) A close-grained cream veneer; easy to cut andFound on http://www.artmarquetry.com/glossary.htm
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 blocksFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
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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...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxwood_(Murfreesboro,_Tennessee)
The wood of the box ( Buxus
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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...Found on http://www.antique-marks.com/antique-terms-b.html
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 ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/102
- very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box especially the common boxFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=boxwood
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