logwood


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Synonyms for logwood

very hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree

spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye

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The Logwood Gang were a group of dockers who fought back with wooden batons and encouraged others to walk around in large gangs.
All fool-hold traps were boiled in a solution of logwood trap dye and then boiled in trap wax (FitT Fur Hanesters Co., Alpena, Ml), and cloth gloves and a rubber kneeling pad were used when handling and setting the traps to reduce human scent.
Another part of both proposals is to shut off one of Peterston-super-Ely's main access routes (Logwood Hill), which would not only deny access to the A48 and our only viable bus service but also all the emergency vehicles to our village.
"Stipic vegetables, as gall oaken bark, red roses, Logwood, Sumach
The vegetation of Bonaire is typical of dry islands in the eastern Caribbean, including common plants that provide food to the parrot, such as the golden-spined cactus Pilosocereus lanuginosus, apple cactus Subpilocereus repandus, candle cactus Stenocereus griseus, calabash Crescentia cujete, pigeon berry Bourreria succulenta, lignum-vitae Guaicum sanctum, olive wood Capparis odoratissima, gumbo limbo Bursera simaruba, logwood Haematoxylum brasiletto, mesquite Pro-sopis juliflora, divi-divi Caesalpinia coriaria, West Indian cherry Malpighia emarginata and indigo berry Randia aculeata.
Focusing on the latter, they explain to professional and amateur woodworkers such aspects as preparing the wood for color, ammonium hydroxide for fuming, potassium dichromate, introduction to natural dyes, logwood, grain filling, and wire brushing.
Crooked Tree Village was established in the early 18th century when it was a logwood cutters camp.
Leguminosae/ (logwood) Papilionaceae/Fab ace ae (hardy annual, legume bean/ pea family) Hedeoma pulegioidesL.
Using her own money, in 2010, she launched Boston-based Logwood Co.
In addition there are coral pink and fire-red pigments extracted from brazil wood, vibrant violet and black extracted from logwood, yellow hues extracted from the pericon plant native to Mexico, orange and brown extracts from fustete (aka smoke bush -- a species of flowering plant from the Anacardiaceae family), earthy yellow tones created from pomegranate peel, and nutshell to achieve grey tones.
Set in a unique outdoor experience by the pool and beach area, the Southern theme is reflected in the ambiance and the scents of hickory-smoked meats, featuring an array of sumptuous premium slow-cooked beef brisket, baby back ribs smoked over Logwood, wings, salads and live cooking stations featuring burgers and chili dogs.
Green was made from flax-leaved daphne, red and pink produced from Brazil wood, and violet with the aid of logwood. Recipes for mixing natural vegetable dyes for wool were published in the 19th century.