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- n. The purpleheart tree
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as purpleheart.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as purple-heart.
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Around the rusty sleigh, mounted on its huge platform of purplewood, five Earthmen were staging a battle royal with a spinie.
On the mound of raised dirt in the front of the room'dark with the smoky dimness of burning purplewood torches fetid to boot'sat Commander Scott Pelham and five of his men.
There were fifty of them in the low purplewood structure that was their "meeting hall."