Usage examples for hardwood

  1. He said McGinnis wouldn't know anything of an Eastern hardwood forest. – The Boy With the U. S. Foresters by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  2. For a while he measured his vigil only by the ticking of a clock somewhere out of sight, then he heard a quiet footfall on the hardwood, and through the fronds of the plants he saw a man's figure pace slowly by. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  3. A hut had been set up by a logging gang, and a thick bed of hardwood chips and bark powder marked the spot where the forest giants had met their inglorious end. – The Dual Alliance by Marjorie Benton Cooke
  4. Less than one- fifth of our remaining timber is hardwood. – The School Book of Forestry by Charles Lathrop Pack
  5. First, we got a fire started- there was a small arc torch, and we needed that to get the dense hardwood burning- and then we began building a hut against the boat. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  6. Unlike hardwood finish, the natural grain of the wood is concealed by painting, so that broad flat surfaces and simple moldings would be monotonous. – The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia by Frank Cousins Phil M. Riley
  7. The man owed his life to the fact that the deer could get no foothold on the slippery hardwood floor. – Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters by Henry Wallace Phillips
  8. He was a good- looking, sun- browned little fellow; and as he sat there in his big fisher- boots thrust down nearly to the ankle, and a scarlet worsted cap upon his black, crisp curls, his canvas petticoat and blue shirt made him a study of which a modern artist would have been glad; but I the early days of King George the First gentlemen of the palette and brush did not set up white umbrellas in sheltered coves and turn the inhabitants into models, so Abel Dell had not been transferred to canvas, and went on carving his hardwood needle without looking up at the man he called Bart. – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  9. He had assured the table that the supreme social test was whether people could walk on their own hardwood floors and rugs without taking the long slide into eternity. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  10. The willows had thrown out their tiny light- green flags, though their roots were under the ice, and some of the hardwood twigs were tinged with red. – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  11. Then, as the supplies of hardwood timber in those sections gave out, they moved westward. – The School Book of Forestry by Charles Lathrop Pack
  12. A heavy velvet rug of rich, dark green was bordered by a polished hardwood floor; panellings of dark- green frieze and beautifully grained woodwork made the lower walls; while above, on a background of some soft- toned paper, hung a few, and evidently choice, oil paintings. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  13. Not with madly colored leaves and lazy hazes of Indian summer that are gifts to men in the hardwood belt, but with the golden light, the infinite distances, the super silence which comes alone to Northern Arizona. – Bruce of the Circle A by Harold Titus
  14. There was wild tumult within- a constant storm of applause, derision, and hilarity that was hurled from the tables around the room at the turkey- trotting, tango- writhing couples on the somewhat restricted space of polished hardwood flooring in the centre. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  15. He dragged this bait across a hardwood ridge and down into a great cedar swamp on the other side. – Northern Diamonds by Frank Lillie Pollock