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Noun, Verb (transitive), Adjective


Noun wood has 8 senses


wooda. [OE. wod, AS. w; akin to OHG. wuot, Icel. , Goth. w, D. woede madness, G. wuth, wut, also to AS. w song, Icel. , L. vates a seer, a poet. Cf. Wednesday.].
     Mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic.  [1913 Webster]
    "Our hoste gan to swear as [if] he were wood."  [1913 Webster]
woodv. i. 
     To grow mad; to act like a madman; to mad.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
woodn. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vir, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.].
  •  A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; -- frequently used in the plural.  [1913 Webster]
    "Light thickens, and the crow
    Makes wing to the rooky wood.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    " Wood consists chiefly of the carbohydrates cellulose and lignin, which are isomeric with starch."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Trees cut or sawed for the fire or other uses.  [1913 Webster]
    "We cast the lots . . . for the wood offering."  [1913 Webster]
woodv. t. 
     To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for; as, to wood a steamboat or a locomotive.  [1913 Webster]
woodv. i. 
     To take or get a supply of wood.  [1913 Webster]


wood, n.
1 a a hard fibrous material that forms the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub. b this cut for timber or for fuel, or for use in crafts, manufacture, etc.
2 (in sing. or pl.) growing trees densely occupying a tract of land.
3 (prec. by the) wooden storage, esp. a cask, for wine etc. (poured straight from the wood).
4 a wooden-headed golf club.
5 = BOWL(2) n. 1.

not see the wood for the trees fail to grasp the main issue from over-attention to details. out of the wood (or woods) out of danger or difficulty. wood alcohol methanol. wood anemone a wild spring-flowering anemone, Anemone nemorosa. wood-engraver a maker of wood-engravings. wood-engraving
1 a relief cut on a block of wood sawn across the grain.
2 a print made from this.
3 the technique of making such reliefs and prints. wood-fibre fibre obtained from wood esp. as material for paper. wood hyacinth = BLUEBELL 1. wood nymph a dryad or hamadryad. wood pulp wood-fibre reduced chemically or mechanically to pulp as raw material for paper. wood-screw a metal male screw with a slotted head and sharp point. wood sorrel a small plant, Oxalis acetosella, with trifoliate leaves and white flowers streaked with purple. wood spirit crude methanol obtained from wood.
wood warbler
1 a European woodland bird, Phylloscopus sibilatrix, with a trilling song.
2 any American warbler of the family Parulidae. wood wool fine pine etc. shavings used as a surgical dressing or for packing.
woodless adj.
OE wudu, wi(o)du f. Gmc



acacia, afforestation, alder, arboretum, ash, backlog, balsa, balsam, banyan, bass, basswood, bavin, beam, beech, beechwood, billet, birch, board, boarding, boondocks, brush, brushwood, burl, bush, bushveld, buttonwood, chase, cherry, chestnut, clapboard, climax forest, cloud forest, cord, cordwood, cork, cypress, deal, dendrology, dogwood, driftwood, ebony, elm, eucalyptus, fagot, fir, firewood, forest, forest land, forest preserve, forestry, fringing forest, gallery forest, greenwood, gum, gumwood, hanger, hardwood, hazel, hemlock, hickory, index forest, ironwood, jungle, jungles, juniper, kindling, kindlings, lancewood, larch, lath, lathing, lathwork, linden, locust, log, logwood, lumber, magnolia, mahogany, maple, national forest, oak, olive, palmetto barrens, panelboard, paneling, panelwork, park, park forest, pecan, pine, pine barrens, plank, planking, plyboard, plywood, pole, poplar, post, primeval forest, protection forest, puncheon, rain forest, redwood, reforestation, sandalwood, scrub, scrubland, selection forest, shake, sheathing, sheathing board, sheeting, shingle, shrubland, sideboard, siding, silviculture, slab, slat, softwood, splat, sprout forest, spruce, stand of timber, state forest, stave, stick, stick of wood, stovewood, sumac, sycamore, teak, three-by-four, timber, timbering, timberland, timberwork, tree veld, two-by-four, virgin forest, walnut, weatherboard, wildwood, woodland, woods, yew, yule clog, yule log




N materials, material, raw material, stuff, stock, staple, adobe, brown stone, chinking, clapboard, daubing, puncheon, shake, shingle, bricks and mortar, metal, stone, clay, brick crockery, compo, composition, concrete, reinforced concrete, cement, wood, ore, timber, materials, supplies, munition, fuel, grist, household stuff pabulum, ammunition, contingents, relay, reinforcement, reenforcement, baggage, means, calico, cambric, cashmere, raw, wooden, adobe.


N vegetable, vegetable kingdom, flora, verdure, plant, tree, shrub, bush, creeper, herb, herbage, grass, annual, perennial, biennial, triennial, exotic, timber, forest, wood, woodlands, timberland, hurst, frith, holt, weald, park, chase, greenwood, brake, grove, copse, coppice, bocage, tope, clump of trees, thicket, spinet, spinney, underwood, brushwood, scrub, boscage, bosk, ceja, chaparal, motte, arboretum, bush, jungle, prairie, heath, heather, fern, bracken, furze, gorse, whin, grass, turf, pasture, pasturage, turbary, sedge, rush, weed, fungus, mushroom, toadstool, lichen, moss, conferva, mold, growth, alfalfa, alfilaria, banyan, blow, blowth, floret, petiole, pin grass, timothy, yam, yew, zinnia, foliage, branch, bough, ramage, stem, tigella, spray, leaf, flower, blossom, bine, flowering plant, timber tree, fruit tree, pulse, legume, vegetable, vegetal, vegetive, vegitous, herbaceous, herbal, botanic, sylvan, silvan, arborary, arboreous, arborescent, arborical, woody, grassy, verdant, verdurous, floral, mossy, lignous, ligneous, wooden, leguminous, vosky, cespitose, turf-like, turfy, endogenous, exogenous, green-robed senators of mighty woods, this is the forest primeval.

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