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.

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