Definitions for: Quillaia Bark






Webster (1913) Definition: Quil*la"ia bark` (Bot.)
The bark of a rosaceous tree (Quillaja Saponaria), native
of Chili. The bark is finely laminated, and very heavy with
alkaline substances, and is used commonly by the Chilians
instead of soap. Also called soap bark.




Famous Quotes Containing Quillaia Bark:


My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark.

-- Casey Affleck (American Actor)

Many of their lodges remained as perfect as when occupied. They were made of poles two or three inches in diameter, set up in circular form, and covered with cedar bark.

-- William Henry Ashley (American Businessman)

I used to get on a stove wood pile at 5-6 years old and I would have a piece of stove wood and kindling bark as a pick, and I was a star.

-- Jerry Reed (American Musician)

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.

-- Woody Allen (American Director)

I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself.

-- Edward Steichen (American Photographer)

My dog can bark like a congressman, fetch like an aide, beg like a press secretary and play dead like a receptionist when the phone rings.

-- Gerald B. H. Solomon ( Politician)

The dogs did bark, the children screamed, Up flew the windows all; And every soul bawled out, Well done! As loud as he could bawl.

-- William Cowper (English Poet)

On pavements and the bark of trees I have found whole worlds.

-- Mark Tobey (American Artist)

Thus, I steer my bark, and sail On even keel, with gentle gale.

-- Matthew Green (British Poet)

Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves.

-- Karl Kraus (Austrian Writer)

How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.

-- Petrarch (Italian Poet)

Muzzle a dog and he will bark out of the other end.

-- Malcolm Lowry (English Poet)

Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.

-- Arthur Schopenhauer (German Philosopher)

It is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint.

-- Aime Cesaire (French Poet)

I want to try to talk like normal people talk, not just stand there and bark at the camera.

-- Bob Schieffer (American Journalist)

Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear.

-- Dave Barry (American Journalist)

I have no way of knowing how people really feel, but the vast majority of those I meet couldn't be nicer. Every once in a while someone barks at me. My New Year's resolution is not to bark back.

-- Tucker Carlson (American Journalist)

When I slept it was literally in the midst of an arsenal. If I heard dogs bark more fiercely than usual, or the feet of horses in a greater volume of sound than usual, I stood to arms.

-- Frank James (American Celebrity)


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