Definition of ebonize in English:


Syllabification: eb·on·ize
Pronunciation: /ˈebəˌnīz


[with object] (usually as adjective ebonized)
  • Make (furniture) look like ebony: an ebonized casket
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    • 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.

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