Definitions for "ebony"
A hard, heavy, and durable wood, which admits of a fine polish or gloss. The usual color is black, but it also occurs red or green.
Made of ebony, or resembling ebony; black; as, an ebony countenance.
Specifically, Gaboon ebony was used primarily in the 19th century and early 20th century by bagpipe makers. African blackwood has taken its place as the premier choice of bagpipe makers. Its botanical name is Diospyros mespiliformis. It is jet black in color, and grows in west Africa. There are other cheaper and inferior ebonies.
Keywords:  fretboards, guitars
Ebony is used on some guitars fretboards.
Keywords:  negro, parlance, common
a negro in common parlance
Keywords:  johnson, autumn, sister, john, jet
Ebony, a monthly magazine for the African American market, was founded by John H. Johnson and has been published since the autumn of 1945. A digest-sized sister magazine, Jet, is also published by Johnson Publishing.
If you dream of ebony furniture or other articles of ebony, you will have many distressing disputes and quarrels in your home.
ebony is an ebook organiser for readers with a large collection of ebooks.