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a Philippine, dipterocarpaceous tree, Shorea eximia.
the hard, yellowish-white wood of this tree, used for making furniture.
Historical Examples

He told Mr. almon to lose no time but go at once and effect insurance.
The Story of the Great Fire in St. John, N.B., June 20th, 1877 George Stewart

But Prof. almon Waite, toddling behind the treasure, had a metaphor of his own.
When Egypt Went Broke Holman Day

The pioneer inventor in automatic telephony was the late Mr. almon B. Strowger.
Inventors at Work George Iles

almon B. Green had been made skeptical by the unintelligible orthodox preaching.
Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler Pardee Butler

almon was fined and ordered to find substantial bail for his future good behavior.
The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864 Various

almon, who knew something of this matter, says that none of the reports of Pitt’s speeches before 1760 can be depended upon.
Lord Chatham Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery

In the case of almon Babbitt, the Indians were proved to have been white.
Greater Britain Charles Wentworth Dilke

In 1766 almon began reporting the debates himself, and so would claim greater exactness, and may easily have attained it.
Lord Chatham Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery

almon’s Remembrancer : “‘Common Sense’ is read by all ranks; and as many as read, so many become converted.”
Thomas Paine, The Apostle of Liberty John E. Remsburg

It is so named because it is the outgrowth of the work of almon B. Strowger, an early inventor in the automatic telephone art.
Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy, Vol. 2 Kempster Miller

hidden, one of the sacerdotal cities of Benjamin (Josh. 21:18), called also Alemeth (1 Chr. 6:60).


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