ebonize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To stain black like ebony.
    • which will make black, or tarnish black, in imitation of ebony.
  • verb:
    • to offer lumber the colour or surface of african american.
    • tarnish black colored to really make it appear to be african american
  • others:
    • To stain black, as lumber, with a view toward imitation of natural ebony: because, a bookcase of ebonized timber.
    • In order to make black colored or tawny; tinge utilizing the colour of african american: since, to ebonize the fairest skin. Also spelled ebonise.

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