from The Century Dictionary.
- Having the heart-wood of a dark reddish-brown color, as in timber of conifers which is attacked by the fungus Trametes Pini.
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Realgar firmed his grip on the red-hearted Kingsword and leveled Stormblade.
Stanach looked at Hornfel, head bowed over the red-hearted Kingsword in his hand.
We planted a large patch on a sunny hill-slope the very first spring, and it seemed miraculous that a few handfuls of little flat seeds should in a few months send up a hundred wagon-loads of crisp, sumptuous, red-hearted and yellow-hearted fruits covering all the hill.