Definitions of wood

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   a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head; metal woods are now available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

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

Idioms for wood