beechwood beechwood  /ˈbitʃ ˌwʊd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles

Usage(s):

  1. There, the city's chattering classes nibble on sushi in a chic interior fashioned from concrete and laminated beechwood.
  2. The soap is pressed by hand in molds made from beechwood.
  3. The company didn't even have a computer; the accounting department used an antique Estonian beechwood abacus.

News

  1. Summit Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts set for June 23-29

    The third annual Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts returns to Summit on Sunday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This juried event that takes place along Springfield Ave., Beechwood Road, Union Place and Bank St. in Summit....
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Independent Press

  2. Another ROUND

    1 Beechwood Inn. 9866 Wattsburg Road. Hitch your wagon at Beechwood. 825-2999.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  3. Mary Lee Bachmann, longtime piano teacher

    Mary Lee Bachmann, a longtime area piano teacher, died May 30 in Beechwood Continuing Care Facility, Getzville, after a short illness. She was 89. Born Mary Lee Hyndman in Keokuk, Iowa, she grew up on a farm in rural Illinois and attended class in a one-room schoolhouse.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News

Quotes

  1. "Mr King's Written Bloodstock company is separate to his building business," Ms Burney said. "The Beechwood group of companies continued to be eligible for and to hold home warranty insurance, which indicated that the companies were...
    on Jun 22, 2008 By: Linda Burney Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "To walk through Beechwood Cemetery is to walk through a place of memory," Jean said. "To go back in time and retrace the footsteps of our predecessors, discover the dreams that inspired them. Entire chapters of Canada's history can be read...
    on Apr 7, 2006 By: Michaelle Jean Source: 940 News

  3. "By virtue of its location here in our national capital, Beechwood serves as a focal point for our national memorial events, including Remembrance Day, and it is an appropriate place to conduct state burials," Prentice said.
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Jim Prentice Source: CTV.ca

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