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Definition of "aloes-wood" []

  • Same as agallochum. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "aloes-wood" in a sentence
  • "About this she bound a fillet of brocade, purfled with pearls, jacinths and other jewels, from beneath which she let down two tresses327 each looped with a pendant of ruby, charactered with glittering gold, and she loosed her hair, as it were the sombrest night; and lastly she incensed herself with aloes-wood and scented herself with musk and ambergris, and Hubub said to her, “Allah save thee from the evil eye!”"
  • "“Bakhkharaní” i.e. fumigated me with burning aloes-wood, Calumba or similar material."
  • "When he alighted at the door, he smelt the scent of burning aloes-wood and found people going in and out and the benches full of great and small."