Definition of ebonized in English:

Share this entry

ebonized

Pronunciation: /ˈɛb(ə)nʌɪzd/
(also ebonised)

adjective

(Of furniture) given the appearance of ebony: an ebonized casket
More example sentences
  • An example is the suite of ebonized furniture he made for John Taylor Johnston about 1860.
  • Several lots will appeal to those with a taste for Continental ebonised furniture.
  • The gadrooned column and lobed bun feet of the games table illustrated in Figure 5 are typical of the heavy silhouettes associated with the late 1820s and the 1830s, and the use of ebony or ebonized wood emphasizes these elements.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ebon|ized

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.