Definitions of wood

  1. English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries ( 1814- 1887)
  2. the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
  3. United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest ( 1892- 1942)
  4. United States film actress ( 1938- 1981)
  5. English conductor ( 1869- 1944)
  6. concerning or dwelling or situated in a wood; " a wood nymph"; " woods animals"
  7. any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
  8. made or consisting of ( entirely or in part) or employing wood; " a wooden box"; " an ancient cart with wooden wheels"; " wood houses"; " a wood fire"
  9. a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head; metal woods are now available
  10. the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  11. Mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic.
  12. To grow mad; to act like a madman; to mad.
  13. The substance of trees and the like; the hard fibrous substance which composes the body of a tree and its branches, and which is covered by the bark; timber.
  14. The fibrous material which makes up the greater part of the stems and branches of trees and shrubby plants, and is found to a less extent in herbaceous stems. It consists of elongated tubular or needle- shaped cells of various kinds, usually interwoven with the shinning bands called silver grain.
  15. Trees cut or sawed for the fire or other uses.
  16. To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for; as, to wood a steamboat or a locomotive.
  17. To take or get a supply of wood.
  18. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; - frequently used in the plural.
  19. A thick growth of trees; a forest; the hard part of a tree, beneath the bark; sticks for making a fire; lumber; timber.
  20. To supply with wood; to cover with trees.
  21. Wooded.
  22. That which is beneath bark of trees.
  23. The solid part of trees: trees cut or sawed: timber: a collection of growing trees.
  24. To supply wood.
  25. A collection of trees; substance of trees; timber.
  26. To supply with wood.
  27. To furnish with wood for fuel.
  28. To convert into a forest.
  29. A large and thick collection of trees; forest; grove; often in the plural.
  30. The substance of which a tree is composed, or something made of this substance, as lumber, etc.
  31. Musical instruments of wood, reed, & c.
  32. A large and thick collection of trees growing; a forest; the substance of trees; the solid part which lies beneath the bark; the solid part cut or sawed for the fire; timber.
  33. To supply or get supplies of wood.
  34. To supply with wood. In Scripture, an idol.
  35. A large collection of growing trees; the solid part of a tree lying below the bark; trees cut into proper pieces for various uses.
  36. Of or pert. to a wood or woods; made of wood.
  37. To supply or be supplied with growing trees or wood.
  38. The hard substance of a tree stem, the xylem of the vascular bundles.

Quotes of wood

  1. Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. – Francis Bacon
  2. The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood and the sound of outer ocean on a beach. – Henry Beston
  3. I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a guy nailed to two pieces of wood – George Carlin
  4. Once upon a time there was a piece of wood It was not an expensive piece of wood Far from it. Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm. – Carlo Collodi
  5. Nature is one great big wood -chipper. Sooner or later, everything shoots out the other end in a spray of blood, bones and hair. – Doug Coupland
  6. I think that the mere fact that I'm doing it ought to inspire someone. In junior high school the counselor suggested that I focus on wood shop and metal shop. – Christopher Darden
  7. Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood you will have nothing. Aim past the wood aim through the wood aim for the chopping block. – Annie Dillard
  8. The whole wood seemed running now, running hard, hunting, chasing, closing in round something or- somebody? In panic, he began to run too, aimlessly, he knew not whither. – Kenneth Grahame
  9. My teeth have never been touched. Why did I tell you that? Knock on wood I've got a few scars over the eyes, a couple on the chin, a few on the beak and one across the cheek. But my luck is running out. – Brett Hull
  10. You find yourself in the world, without any power, immovable as a rock, stupid, so to speak, as a log of wood – Nicolas Malebranche
  11. If Bill jumps into something that relies on a lot of cymbals, I'll jump into something that relies on a lot of skin sounds; if he goes into metal tones, I'll go into wood and so on. I basically play in his holes. – Pat Mastelotto
  12. If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  13. The rat stops gnawing in the wood the dungeon walls withdraw, the weight is lifted your pulse steadies and the sun has found your heart, the day was not bad, the season has not been bad, there is sense and even promise in going on. – Bernard De Voto
  14. I think we have got the wood on South Africa, but that does not mean they are not a good team. They intimidate a lot of teams but we intimidate them. There is no disrespect for South Africa; they are a very good team. – Shane Warne

Usage examples for wood

  1. Until I reach the little wood whither I am bound on duty there is nothing to think about, nothing with which I need concern myself. – War by Pierre Loti
  2. " But it is no common wood your excellency," said Christian, solemnly. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  3. Mr. Wood said: " We wanted to be free and do as we pleased. – The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South by Broadus Mitchell
  4. The Children in the Wood – Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732) by Lewis Melville
  5. I took the liberty to cross the park from the wood and saw you- at least I guessed it your light, and then I met your brother." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Come along and cut wood – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold
  7. " There's plenty of wood for another day, but I'm worried about the men. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  8. " There's lots o' dead wood as ought to be cut out," he said. – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  9. You can get wood and water, and that is all you have to do. – Myths and Legends of the Sioux by Marie L. McLaughlin
  10. You said something of a yew wood – A Little Wizard by Stanley J. Weyman
  11. But this is only in the wood – A Man and a Woman by Stanley Waterloo
  12. To St. John's Wood – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  13. It was already the middle of July, so that I was too late for the better part of the wood flowers. – Birds in the Bush by Bradford Torrey
  14. I were allus very fond o' thuck wood – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by J. H. Morgan
  15. But I can't carry wood – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  16. Few people know how to make a wood fire, but everybody thinks he or she does. – Backlog Studies by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 23, 2009
  17. Second class wood ends, etc. – The South Isles of Aran by Oliver J. Burke
  18. " Never mind, we'll put in some wood concluded Dimple, cheerfully. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  19. Virginia smiled to herself as she reached for more wood – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  20. By the way, I suppose, since you are here, that you know Lambert is staying in the Abbot's Wood Cottage? – Red Money by Fergus Hume

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