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cedar +‎ -en


cedarn (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Constituted of or covered with cedar trees; made of cedar wood.
    • 1637, John Milton, Comus, London: Humphrey Robinson, p. 34,[1]
      And west winds, with muskie wing
      About the cedar’n alleys fling
      Nard, and Cassia’s balmie smells.
    • 1816, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Kubla Khan,[2]
      But oh! that deep romantic chasm which slanted
      Down the green hill athwart a cedarn cover!
    • 1817, Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Revolt of Islam, London: C. and J. Ollier, 1818, Canto 12, stanza 33, p. 266,[3]
      Between a chasm of cedarn mountains riven,
    • 1849, Matthew Arnold, “The New Sirens” in The Strayed Reveller, and Other Poems, London: B. Fellowes, p. 72,[4]
      Time is lame, and we grow weary
      In this slumbrous cedarn shade.
    • 1910, Lord Dunsany, “In Zaccarath” in A Dreamer’s Tales, London: George Allen, p. 221,[5]
      Far overhead the echoes of his voice hummed on awhile among the cedarn rafters.
    • 1923, Lucy Maud Montgomery, “Hill o’ the Winds” in Love Story Magazine Volume 10, No. 2, 17 March, 1923, Chapter 2,[6]
      “Do you,” said Romney shamelessly, “happen to know who the enchanted princess is who walks occasionally in yonder fair pleasance beyond the cedarn hedge?”