|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers|
|Division (I) Individual Volition|
| Section II. Prospective Volition|
| 2. Subservience to Ends|
| 1. Actual Subservience|
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|NOUN:||MATERIAL, raw material, stuff, stock, staple; ore.|
[BUILDING MATERIAL] marble, granite, limestone, freestone, sandstone, brown stone; stone, metal, brick, bricks and mortar; chinking, mortar, lime, chunam [India], clay, plaster, daubing, concrete, cement, reënforced concrete; unburnt brick, adobe; composition, compo; slates, tiles; whitewash [See Covering].
wood, timber, clapboard, shingle, shake, puncheon, log, rafter, beam, joist; two-by-four, three-by-four; post, upright, stud, lath; wall board.
MATERIALS; supplies, munition, fuel, grist, household stuff; crockery [See Calefaction]; pabulum (food) [See Food]; oilcloth, linoleum; ammunition (arms) [See Arms]; contingents; relay, reënforcement; baggage (personal property) [See Property]; means [See Means].
FABRICS, calico, cambric, cashmere, linen, cotton, wool, silk; muslin, lawn, voile, gingham, dimity, broadcloth, homespun, serge, tweed, crêpe de chine, chiffon, satin, velvet.
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|ADJECTIVE:||raw (unprepared) [See Nonpreparation]; finished; wooden &c. n.; adobe.|
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- All the means of actionThe shapeless masses, the materialsLie everywhere about us.Longfellow
- The carpenter dresses his plankthe tongue of his fore-plane whistles its wild ascending lisp.Whitman