1. n. The hard, white, opaque, fine-grained substance constituting the tusks of the elephant. It is a variety of dentine, characterized by the minuteness and close arrangement of the tubes, as also by their double flexure. It is used in manufacturing articles of ornament or utility.
2. n. The tusks themselves of the elephant, etc.
3. n. Any carving executed in ivory.
4. n. Teeth; as, to show one's ivories
Moreover the king made a great throne of ivory, and overlaid it with the best gold.
I Reis 10:18
For the king had at sea a navy of Tharshish with the navy of Hiram: once in three years came the navy of Tharshish, bringing gold, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.
I Reis 10:22
Now the rest of the acts of Ahab, and all that he did, and the ivory house which he made, and all the cities that he built, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?
I Reis 22:39