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firewood

out of the wood(s)

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the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

United States film actress (1938-1981)

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English conductor (1869-1944)

English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887)

United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942)

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a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots

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Sometimes its banks were high and steep, hung with slender ashes and birches; again they were mere, low margins, green with delicate mosses, shelving out of the wood.
The yellow trees were mirrored in the placid stream, with now and then a leaf falling on the water, mayhap to drift away and be used, as Uncle Blair suggested, by some adventurous wood sprite who had it in mind to fare forth to some far-off, legendary region where all the brooks ran into the sea.
He grasped the hatchet quickly to peel off the bark and shape the wood.
He struck a most solemn blow upon the piece of wood.
He picked up the wood, and flew sadly home, and told the mouse all he had seen and heard.
In his alarm and flurry, he threw the wood here and there about the floor, called and searched, but no cook was to be found.
The wood behind seemed full of the stir and murmur of a great company!
And now, because he was afraid that their stepmother might not treat them well and might do them harm, he put them in a lonely castle that stood in the middle of a wood.
She flew over the wood, and alighted opposite the house of the bushy long-tailed gentleman.
To walk in a winter morning in a wood where these birds abounded, their native woods, and hear the wild cockerels crow on the trees, clear and shrill for miles over the resounding earth, drowning the feebler notes of other birds -- think of it
One Saturday morning when he was about to set off for the woods with the sling in his pocket and a bag for nuts on his shoulder, his grandfather stopped him.
She and Gerda got in; and then away they drove over the stumps of felled trees, deeper and deeper into the woods.
His voice seemed to fill the whole wood and carried far beyond out into the open field.
And never let me hear a word out of your head about haunted woods again.
I gave several hours to the serious consideration of this difficulty, but I was obliged to relinquish all attempt to supply it, and wrapping myself up in my cloak, I struck across the wood towards the setting sun.