Ebony in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Ebony

Made of ebony wood. | A deep, dark black colour. | Dark-skinned; black; especially in reference to African-Americans.

Short Example Sentences for Ebony

  • 1. The little ebony box with all the gold in it. 🔊
  • 2. He opened the cover of the ebony box. 🔊
  • 3. The high backs of the ebony chairs were turned to me. 🔊
  • 4. Their panels of ebony were decorated with bronze applications in the centre. 🔊
  • 5. They used to sit over there in the corner, and have tea on the ebony table. 🔊
  • 6. He took up the hatchet again, and in a moment the ebony case was in pieces. 🔊
  • 7. A tree of the ebony family, from which fine cabinet-wood is obtained. 🔊
  • 8. He picked up the ebony box, and bent his head to look at the guineas. 🔊
  • 9. The ebony cabinet, the easel, table, chair, all left as he saw them yesterday. 🔊
  • 10. The Texas ebony is a beautiful, acacia-like tree of southern Texas and Mexico. 🔊
  • 11. It has to do with the man with the ebony walking-stick, hasn't it? 🔊

How to use Ebony in Sentences?

  • 1. Now he chose to notice the knife on the ebony table as if he had not seen it before. 🔊
  • 2. His alcove bed is supported by ebony columns and closed in with green damask curtains. 🔊
  • 3. There was a plum-tree in the orchard, all snow and ebony against a sky of sapphire. 🔊
  • 4. The banker looked naively into the mirror, with bevelled edges in an ebony frame. 🔊
  • 5. At first the visitor is properly shocked, but soon ceases to notice these ebony cherubs. 🔊
  • 6. On this table could be seen an ebony box handsomely carved, with a coat of arms on its lid. 🔊
  • 7. There are no olives in the Ebony Island, and those imported from here fetch a high price. 🔊
  • 8. I am the daughter of the king of the Ebony Isle, of whose fame you surely must have heard. 🔊
  • 9. Almost I expected to see the Heart rise up in the ebony and silver box, and the box opening. 🔊
  • 10. There were elegant bedsteads of carved ebony surmounted with silken curtains and canopies of the most gorgeous description. 🔊
  • 11. I fixed on a sandy knoll that had a hollow in the top of it, and one twisted beach ebony to shade the hollow. 🔊
  • 12. The cabinet was made of ebony inlaid with ivory, as was also a broad round table in the centre of the room. 🔊
  • 13. But along the crimson alleys the three men walked calmly, the smaller one still gesturing with his ebony cane. 🔊
  • 14. There were also seen ebony and large mother-o'-pearl shells; also some moderate-sized looms. 🔊
  • 15. The expression of bewilderment that came upon the ebony faces by which he was surrounded prepared Marcy for the reply. 🔊
  • 16. I seemed to see the ever-loving lady, followed by her chosen maidens carrying the heart in its ebony and silver box. 🔊
  • 17. Enter the castle without fear, and you will discover a round room in which stands a round ebony table laden with gold and jewels. 🔊
  • 18. He threw himself on the rich couches, sat in the stately carved chairs, leaned his elbows on the ebony tables. 🔊
  • 19. The ebony faces and polished black backs of the slaves were streaming with perspiration as they toiled over boiler, vat and centrifugal driers. 🔊
  • 20. By them stood a mule, covered over with silk, and an ebony collar hanging down from his neck, whom they kissed and were feeding. 🔊
  • 21. He was dressed in the height of the fashion; he wore patent-leather shoes, and carried a light ebony cane with a silver head. 🔊
  • 22. Nearly fronting the fireplace was a recess, in which stood an exquisitely carved black ebony cabinet, inlaid with white and red ivory. 🔊
  • 23. On a little ivory-inlaid ebony table about ten feet away lay a knife, that was almost the exact duplicate of the one inside his shirt. 🔊
  • 24. Then, half ashamed of her flight, she stooped down suddenly and patted the little, ticking surface of ebony and glass and silver. 🔊