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  • Included in Naves: No
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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WOOD, adjective Mad; furious.

WOOD, noun

1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest.

Light thickens, and the crow makes wing to the rooky wood

2. The substance of trees; the hard substance which composes the body of a tree and its branches, and which is covered by the bark.

3. Trees cut or sawed for the fire. wood is yet the principal fuel in the United States.

4. An idol. Habakkuk 2:19.

WOOD, verb intransitive To supply or get supplies of wood

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WOOD-ANEMONE, noun A plant. [See Anemone.]

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WOOD-ASHES, noun [wood and ashes.] The remains of burnt wood or plants. [This word is used in England to distinguish these ashes from the remains of coal. In the United States, where wood chiefly is burnt, the people usually say simply ashes. But as coal becomes more used, the English distinction will be necessary.]

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WOOD-BIND, WOOD-BINE, noun A name given to the honeysuckle, a species of Lonicera.

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WOOD-BIND, WOOD-BINE noun A name given to the honeysuckle, a species of Lonicera.

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WOOD-BOUND, adjective [wood and bound.] Encumbered with tall woody hedgerows.

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WOOD-CHAT, noun A species of butcher bird.

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WOODCHUK, noun [wood and chuk, a hog.] [See Chuk.] The popular name in New England of a species of the Marmot tribe of animals, the Arctomys monax. It burrows and is dormant in winter.

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WOOD-COAL, noun [wood and coal.] Charcoal.

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WOOD-COCK, noun [wood and cock.] A fowl of the genus Scolopax, inhabiting the northern parts of the European continent in summer, but frequenting England in winter. The wood cock of the United States is a smaller species.

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WOOD-COCKSHELL, noun A name given by English naturalists to a peculiar kind of the purpura, called by the French becasse; of two species, the prickly and the smooth.

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WOOD-DRINK, noun [wood and drink.] A decoction or infusion of medicinal woods.

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WOODED, adjective Supplied or covered with wood; as land wooded and watered.

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WOODEN, adjective [from wood.]

1. Made of wood; consisting of wood; as a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden horse.

2. Clumsy; awkward.

When a bold man is put out of countenance, he makes a very wooden figure on it.

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WOOD-ENGRAVING, noun Xylography; the art of engraving on wood, or of cutting figures of natural objects on wood.

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WOOD-FRETTER, noun [wood and fret.] An insect or worm that eats wood.

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WOOD-HOLE, noun [wood and hole.] A place where wood is laid up.

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WOODING, participle present tense Getting or supplying with wood.

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WOOD-LAND, noun [wood and land.]

1. Land covered with wood, or land on which trees are suffered to grow, either for fuel or timber.

2. In England, a soil which, from its humidity and color, resembles the soil in woods.

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WOOD-LARK, noun [wood and lark.] A bird, a species of lark.

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WOOD-LAYER, noun [wood and layer.] A young oak or other timber plant, laid down in a hedge among the white thorn or other plants used in hedges.

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WOODLESS, adjective Destitute of wood.

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WOOD-LOCK, noun [wood and lock.] In shipbuilding, a piece of elm, close fitted and sheathed with copper, in the throating or score of the pintle, to keep the rudder from rising.

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WOOD-LOUSE, noun [wood and louse.] An insect, the millepede.

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WOODMAN, noun [wood and man.]

1. A forest officer, appointed to take care of the kings wood.

2. A sportsman; a hunter.

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WOOD-MEIL, noun A coarse hairy stuff made of Iceland wool, used to line the ports of ships of war.

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WOOD-MITE, [wood and mite.] A small insect found in old wood.

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WOOD-MONGER, noun [wood and monger.] A wood seller.

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WOOD-MOTE, noun [wood and mote.] In England, the ancient name of the forest court; now the court of attachment.

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WOODNESS, noun Anger; madness; rage.

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WOOD-NIGHTSHADE, noun A plant.

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WOOD-NOTE, noun [wood and note.] Wild music.

--Or sweetest Shakespeare, fancys child, warble his native wood-notes wild.

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WOOD-NYMPH, noun [wood and nymph.] A fabled goddess of the woods; a dryad.

The wood-nymphs deckd with daisies trim.

Easton's Bible Dictionary

(Nehemiah 10:34; 13:31). It would seem that in the time of Nehemiah arrangements were made, probably on account of the comparative scarcity of wood, by which certain districts were required, as chosen by lot, to furnish wood to keep the altar fire perpetually burning (Leviticus 6:13).

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WOOD-OFFERING, noun Wood burnt on the altar. Nehemiah 10:1.

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WOODPECKER, noun [wood and peck.] A bird of the genus Picus, that pecks holes in trees, or that picks insects form the bark.

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WOOD-PIGEON, noun [wood and pigeon.] The ring-dove, (Columba palumbus.)

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WOOD-PUCERON, noun [wood and puceron.] A small insect of the puceron kind, of a grayish color, having two hollow horns on the hinder part of its body. It resembles the puceron of the alder, but it penetrates into the wood.

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WOODREVE, noun [wood and reve.] In England, the steward or overseer of a wood.

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WOOD-ROOF, WOOD-RUFF, noun [wood and roof or ruff.] A plant of the genus Asperula.

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WOOD-SAGE, noun [wood and sage.] A plant of the genus Teucrium.

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WOOD-SARE, noun A kind of froth seen on herbs.

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WOOD-SEERE, noun The time when there is no sap in a tree.

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WOOD-SHOCK, noun The fisher or wejack, a quadruped of the weasel kind in North America.

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WOOD-SOOT, noun [wood and soot.] Soot from burnt wood, which has been found useful as a manure.

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WOOD-SORREL, noun [wood and sorrel.] A plant of the genus Oxalis.

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WOOD-SPITE, noun [wood and spite.] A name given in some parts of England to the green woodpecker.

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WOOD-STONE, noun [wood and stone.] A blackish gray silicious stone, a subspecies of horn-stone.

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WOOD-WARD, noun [wood and ward.] An officer of the forest, whose duty is to guard the woods.

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WOOD-WASH, noun A name sometimes applied to dyers broom.

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WOODWAXEN, noun A plant of the genus Genista; dyers broom.

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WOOD-WORM, noun [wood and worm.] A worm that is bread in wood.

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WOODY, adjective [from wood.]

1. Abounding with wood; as woody land; a woody region.

--Secret shades of woody Idas inmost grove.

2. Consisting of wood; ligneous; as the woody parts of plants.

3. Pertaining to woods; sylvan; as woody nymphs.