wood


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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

References in classic literature ?
These Indians know the nature of the woods, as it might be by instinct
And she told him that looking out of her little window she had seen her brothers flying over the wood in the shape of swans, and she showed him the feathers which they had let fall in the yard, and which she had collected.
Then a torch was brought, and the wood, heavily soaked with oil, instantly took fire.
Very soon I had a choking smoky fire of green wood and dry sticks, and could economize my camphor.
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.
After listening a few moments in silence, the count and his attendant convinced themselves that the hounds had separated into two packs: the sound of the larger pack, eagerly giving tongue, began to die away in the distance, the other pack rushed by the wood past the count, and it was with this that Daniel's voice was heard calling ulyulyu.
One June evening, when the orchards were pink blossomed again, when the frogs were singing silverly sweet in the marshes about the head of the Lake of Shining Waters, and the air was full of the savor of clover fields and balsamic fir woods, Anne was sitting by her gable window.
Well, the wood people are a happy folk and very well satisfied with themselves.
We proceeded to the south -- generally following the coast, and passing through several hamlets, each with its large barn-like chapel built of wood.
There came to me in this case a melody which the air had strained, and which had conversed with every leaf and needle of the wood, that portion of the sound which the elements had taken up and modulated and echoed from vale to vale.
This happened every year; and the young Fir Tree, that had now grown to a very comely size, trembled at the sight; for the magnificent great trees fell to the earth with noise and cracking, the branches were lopped off, and the trees looked long and bare; they were hardly to be recognised; and then they were laid in carts, and the horses dragged them out of the wood.
I don't belong to this railway journey at all--I was in a wood just now --and I wish I could get back there.
How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child
Here they were no sooner arrived than they heard at a distance the most violent screams of a woman, proceeding from the wood below them.
Birches grew there in a thin, pretty wood, which a little farther on was changed into a wood of pines.