Ebonize
Ebonize Eb"on*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ebonized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ebonizing}.] To make black, or stain black, in imitation of ebony; as, to ebonize wood. [1913 Webster]

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  • ebonize — (Amer.) eb·on·ize || ebÉ™naɪz v. stain something (such as furniture) in black, make black; make something look like ebony (also ebonise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ebonize — [eb′ə nīz΄] vt. ebonized, ebonizing to blacken with paint or stain so as to make look like ebony …   English World dictionary

  • ebonize — transitive verb ( nized; nizing) Date: circa 1828 to stain black in imitation of ebony …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ebonize — /eb euh nuyz /, v.t., ebonized, ebonizing. to stain or finish black in imitation of ebony. Also, esp. Brit., ebonise. [1875 80; EBON(Y) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ebonize — verb To give wood the color or texture of ebony …   Wiktionary

  • ebonize — eb·on·ize …   English syllables

  • ebonize — eb•on•ize [[t]ˈɛb əˌnaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing fur to stain or finish black in imitation of ebony • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • ebonize — verb stain black to make it look like ebony • Syn: ↑ebonise • Derivationally related forms: ↑ebony • Topics: ↑furniture, ↑piece of furniture, ↑article of furniture …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ebonized — Ebonize Eb on*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ebonized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ebonizing}.] To make black, or stain black, in imitation of ebony; as, to ebonize wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ebonizing — Ebonize Eb on*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ebonized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ebonizing}.] To make black, or stain black, in imitation of ebony; as, to ebonize wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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