Usage examples for teak

  1. After that he went his way unmolested, having soundly trounced one of the biggest bullies in the teak timber- yards at Rangoon. – Parrot & Co. by Harold MacGrath
  2. Five hundred snider cartridges, in teak boxes lined with soldered tin, weigh 64 lbs. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  3. A low, lead- gray funnel stood just forward of the mainmast, and a teak house, rising three or four feet above the deck, occupied part of her length. – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  4. That skiff is built of stiff teak planks, with a nose as sharp and hard as an iron spike. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  5. One day Umboo and Keedah were taken together to the teak forest. – Umboo, the Elephant by Howard R. Garis
  6. Jack was lucky in dropping across a bit of teak in capital preservation, a bar eight feet long, four inches square, and as hard as iron. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  7. " It's a fact," said Mrs. Teak. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  8. Her decks were a litter of teak beams, ill- stowed. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  9. There came a sound of sudden thundering on teak that ceased after two minutes. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  10. That narrow teak door, down the passage? – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  11. Just five ordinary teak- wood chests- but in those teak- wood chests, Ben, was the money that put the Websters on their feet again. – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  12. I was ushered into an upper room, whose teak wainscotings, covered with Cufic and other inscriptions, large carpets, and ample Diwans, still showed a sort of ragged splendour. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton