[ UK /sˈætɪnwˌʊd/ ]
  1. hard yellowish wood of a satinwood tree having a satiny luster; used for fine cabinetwork and tools
  2. East Indian tree with valuable hard lustrous yellowish wood
  3. West Indian tree with smooth lustrous and slightly oily wood
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How To Use satinwood In A Sentence

  • On the table are an English mahogany and satinwood tea caddy of about 1805 and an argand lamp of 1830 to 1835 labeled by Thomas Messenger and Sons of London and Birmingham.
  • Also likely to attract keen bidding is a six-piece satinwood and marquetry bedroom suite very similar to those made by Heal's in the early years of the 20th century.
  • All different types of woods were used to make up this complicated pattern: rosewood, walnut, mahogany, satinwood, ebony, boxwood, burr walnut, elm and tulipwoods to name a few!
  • Typical of the kind of piece now in demand is a fine Edwardian satinwood display cabinet.
  • The base is made of rippled walnut and amboyna, inset with marquetry of acanthus in satinwood (sand-burnt for three-dimensional effect), which was done by a Welsh firm, Anita Marquetry.
  • It also features a combination of Brazilian rosewood and Ceylon satinwood veneers.
  • She fell in love with the saloon, with the satinwood panels, with the little racks and cupboards, with the recording aneroid in springs. Movie Night
  • The lower portions of the bookcase doors have panels of crotch mahogany set within cross-grained and mitred satinwood surrounds.
  • She winced as the men set down her delicate escritoire with a thud, scraping the fragile satinwood finish on the granite walk. PAINT THE WIND
  • At the right is a mahogany card table, also New York City, about 1820 to 1825, the satinwood veneered ovolo corners of which place it outside the ordinary.
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