Definition of Bogwood

1. n. The wood of trees, esp. of oaks, dug up from peat bogs. It is of a shining black or ebony color, and is largely used for making ornaments.



Definition of Bogwood

1. Noun. The dark, shiny wood of trees, especially oaks, dug up from peat bogs, sometimes used for making ornaments. ¹

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Definition of Bogwood

1. preserved tree wood [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bogwood

1. The wood of trees, especially. Of oaks, dug up from peat bogs. It is of a shining black or ebony colour, and is largely used for making ornaments. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bogwood

bogroll
bogrolls
bogs
bogs down
bogs off
bogsucker
bogsuckers
bogtrotter
bogtrotters
bogtrotting
bogue
bogus
bogusly
bogusness
bogusnesses
bogwood (current term)
bogwoods
bogy
bogyism
bogyisms
bogyman
bogymen
bogywoman
boh
bohdanowiczite
bohea
boheas
bohemian
bohemianism
bohemianisms

Literary usage of Bogwood

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1. Adventure Guide to Ireland by Tina Neylon (2004)
"bogwood is found in Irish peatland or bogs, where it's been preserved for ... -a (043) 25297; www.bogwood.net. Granard Granard is the second-largest town in ..."

2. Archaic England: An Essay in Deciphering Prehistory from Megalithic by Harold Bayley (1920)
"The turf yields a steady, substantial body of fire, the bogwood a most brilliant flame; and the effect of these great beacons blazing on every hill, ..."

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