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bronze
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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bronze won't corrode in salt water
Definition
a brownish-colored metal with red or yellow hues that is made of copper and (usually) tin
  • He grazed his cattle on these slopes, and he learned to dig for tin when the bronze sword began to supersede the stone axe.
    Chapter 7 — The Stapletons of Merripit House (59% in)
bronze = made of a type of high-quality metal
There are no more uses of "bronze" flagged with this meaning in The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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  • He was thin and worn, but clear and alert, his keen face bronzed by the sun and roughened by the wind.
    Chapter 12 — Death on the Moor (3% in)
  • Bronzing bracken and mottled bramble gleamed in the light of the sinking sun.
    Chapter 6 — Baskerville Hall (38% in)
  • The dark panelling glowed like bronze in the golden rays, and it was hard to realize that this was indeed the chamber which had struck such a gloom into our souls upon the evening before.
    Chapter 7 — The Stapletons of Merripit House (2% in)

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