What does the word ivory mean?

Usage examples for ivory

  1. I do not mean gold, ivory, and other expensive and vain- glorious apparatus, but love, honour, and respect, not only shown by his own countrymen, but also by foreigners. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  2. Jill patted the silly- looking little ivory and silver thing she held. – Desert Love by Joan Conquest
  3. It was clearly impossible to move the ivory. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker

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