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bronze
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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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
  • My father wears his faith like the bronze breastplate of God's foot soldiers, while our mother's is more like a good cloth coat with a secondhand fit.
    Book 1 — Genesis (82% in)
bronze = made of a type of high-quality metal
  • They stake everything on that moment, posing for photographs while planting the flag, casting themselves in bronze.
    Book 5 — Exodus (3% in)

There are no more uses of "bronze" flagged with this meaning in The Poisonwood Bible.

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  • That is only a statue made of clay and bronze.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (20% in)
  • We saw every one of these things—the tapestries depicting violent acts and the swords and knives and even a throne with human skulls attached to the bottoms of all four legs, plated with bronze like keepsake baby shoes!
    Book 5 — Exodus (80% in)

There are no more uses of "bronze" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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