hard pine


: a pine (such as longleaf pine or pitch pine) that has hard wood and leaves usually in groups of two or three
also : the wood of a hard pine

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Its hard pine flooring came out of a Chicago Sears warehouse. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, 23 Jan. 2021 Until their furniture arrived, the couple slept on the hard pine floor at the store building. Joy Wallace Dickinson, orlandosentinel.com, 24 Nov. 2019 The open floor plan kitchen/living room has a hard pine kitchen island. NOLA.com, 2 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1797, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hard pine was in 1797

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“Hard pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard%20pine. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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