Meaning of WOOD in English


[wood] adj [ME, fr. OE wod insane; akin to OHG wuot madness--more at vatic] (bef. 12c) archaic: violently mad

[2]wood n [ME wode, fr. OE widu, wudu; akin to OHG witu wood, OIr fid tree] (bef. 12c) 1 a: a dense growth of trees usu. greater in extent than a grove and smaller than a forest--often used in pl. but sing. or pl. in constr. b: woodland

2. a: the hard fibrous substance consisting basically of xylem that makes up the greater part of the stems, branches, and roots of trees or shrubs beneath the bark and is found to a limited extent in herbaceous plants b: wood suitable or prepared for some use (as burning or building) 3 a: something made of wood b: a golf club having a thick wooden head; also: a golf club having a similar head made of metal -- out of the woods : clear of danger or difficulty [3]wood adj (1538) 1: wooden

2: suitable for cutting or working with wood "a ~ saw" 3 or woods : living, growing, or existing in woods "woods trails" [4]wood vi (1630): to gather or take on wood ~ vt: to cover with a growth of trees or plant with trees

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