What does the word teak mean?

Usage examples for teak

  1. Disregarding the prince's scorn, he endeavoured to call his attention to the little teak wood board which the prince had already observed. – Bright-Wits, Prince of Mogadore by Burren Laughlin and L. L. Flood
  2. They would sell your heart's blood separate, In a jar with a gold brim, With a text of burning hatred Coiled around the rim; They would sell my hand upon a beam of teak wood, In the other scale a feather curled; They would sell your heart upon a silver balance Weighed against the world. – Lundy's Lane and Other Poems by Duncan Campbell Scott