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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. concerning or dwelling or situated in a wood; " a wood nymph"; " woods animals"
  6. any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
  7. 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"
  8. a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head; metal woods are now available
  9. the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  10. Mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic.
  11. To grow mad; to act like a madman; to mad.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Trees cut or sawed for the fire or other uses.
  15. To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for; as, to wood a steamboat or a locomotive.
  16. To take or get a supply of wood.
  17. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; - frequently used in the plural.
  18. A thick growth of trees; a forest; the hard part of a tree, beneath the bark; sticks for making a fire; lumber; timber.
  19. To supply with wood; to cover with trees.
  20. Wooded.
  21. The solid part of trees: trees cut or sawed: timber: a collection of growing trees.
  22. To supply wood.
  23. A collection of trees; substance of trees; timber.
  24. To supply with wood.
  25. To furnish with wood for fuel.
  26. To convert into a forest.
  27. A large and thick collection of trees; forest; grove; often in the plural.
  28. The substance of which a tree is composed, or something made of this substance, as lumber, etc.
  29. Musical instruments of wood, reed, & c.
  30. 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.
  31. To supply or get supplies of wood.
  32. A large collection of growing trees; the solid part of a tree lying below the bark; trees cut into proper pieces for various uses.
  33. Of or pert. to a wood or woods; made of wood.
  34. To supply or be supplied with growing trees or wood.
  35. The hard substance of a tree stem, the xylem of the vascular bundles.
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Usage examples for wood

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. You can get wood and water, and that is all you have to do. – Myths and Legends of the Sioux by Marie L. McLaughlin
  4. The Children in the Wood. – Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732) by Lewis Melville
  5. To St. John's Wood! – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  6. 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
  7. Come along and cut wood! – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold
  8. " Never mind, we'll put in some wood," concluded Dimple, cheerfully. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  9. 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
  10. " There's plenty of wood for another day, but I'm worried about the men. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  11. You said something of a yew wood? – A Little Wizard by Stanley J. Weyman
  12. I were allus very fond o' thuck wood. – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by J. H. Morgan
  13. Mr. Wood said: " We wanted to be free and do as we pleased. – The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South by Broadus Mitchell
  14. But this is only in the wood. – A Man and a Woman by Stanley Waterloo
  15. 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
  16. " There's lots o' dead wood as ought to be cut out," he said. – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  17. Second class wood- ends, etc. – The South Isles of Aran by Oliver J. Burke
  18. Virginia smiled to herself as she reached for more wood. – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  19. But I can't carry wood. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  20. " But it is no common wood, your excellency," said Christian, solemnly. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
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