[ UK /ɛksˈɛlsjɐ/ ]
[ US /ɪkˈsɛɫsiɝ/ ]
  1. thin curly wood shavings used for packing or stuffing
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How To Use excelsior In A Sentence

  • After drying, cut off any remaining foliage and pack the bulbs in a few layers of clean vermiculite, peat moss or excelsior.
  • Then I demonstrate with some materials in front of the class, capturing their attention by telling them, ‘There's a little puppy in this excelsior.’
  • Decorate, it is to want every little bit to act on excelsior spirit really, ability is achieved quite " rainbow end and callous elfland " state ah.
  • Owned by Sullivan Lane Stable and Vincent Scuderi, Classic Endeavor also won the 2003 Excelsior Breeders' Cup Handicap at Aqueduct.
  • The Enterprise B was an Excelsior Refit class which had added impulse engines on the saucer and an expanded scoop around the main deflector dish. The Evolution of the USS Enterprise | /Film
  • Disarmed and piloting a disarmed ship, the crew of the Excelsior is forced to send out a squadron of the unfamiliar shuttlecraft that now occupy their hangar bay.
  • Still onwards, "excelsior," the pines were more straight and lofty; there were patches of wild myrtle on the ground, some in white blossom; and we looked down upon the flat roofs of villages below, an appearance so strange to us after the round domes of the south country. Byeways in Palestine
  • To complement the awards, an Excelsior Conference will take place on Wednesday November 12, in the Burlington Hotel.
  • The news of the fabulous wealth of the Klondike creeks had broken only in mid-July, when the steamers Excelsior and Portland reached San Francisco and Seattle, respectively, with the first miners who had ‘struck it rich.’
  • A 250-bedroom extension to the Excelsior will increase total capacity to 1,576 rooms not counting Skyway's 450 rooms.
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