Definition of Wood

1. Noun. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees.




2. Noun. The trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area.
Exact synonyms: Forest, Woods
Generic synonyms: Botany, Flora, Vegetation
Specialized synonyms: Bosk, Grove, Jungle, Rain Forest, Rainforest, Old Growth, Virgin Forest, Second Growth
Member holonyms: Underbrush, Undergrowth, Underwood, Tree
Derivative terms: Forest, Woodsy

3. Noun. United States film actress (1938-1981).
Exact synonyms: Natalie Wood
Generic synonyms: Actress

4. Noun. English conductor (1869-1944).

5. Noun. English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887).
Exact synonyms: Ellen Price Wood, Mrs. Henry Wood
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

6. Noun. United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942).
Exact synonyms: Grant Wood
Generic synonyms: Painter

7. Noun. Any wind instrument other than the brass instruments.

8. Noun. A golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head. "Metal woods are now standard"
Specialized synonyms: Brassie, Driver, Number One Wood, Metal Wood, Spoon
Generic synonyms: Club, Golf Club, Golf-club

Definition of Wood

1. a. Mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic.

2. v. i. To grow mad; to act like a madman; to mad.

3. n. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; -- frequently used in the plural.

4. v. t. To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for; as, to wood a steamboat or a locomotive.

5. v. i. To take or get a supply of wood.

6. a. Mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic.

7. v. i. To grow mad; to act like a madman; to mad.

8. n. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; -- frequently used in the plural.

9. v. t. To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for; as, to wood a steamboat or a locomotive.

10. v. i. To take or get a supply of wood.

Definition of Wood

1. Proper noun. An English topographic surname for someone who lived in or near a wood. ¹

2. Proper noun. An English occupational surname for a woodsman. ¹

3. Noun. The substance making up the central part of the trunk and branches of a tree. Used as a material for construction, to manufacture various items, etc. or as fuel. ¹

4. Noun. The wood of a particular species of tree. ¹

5. Noun. A forested or wooded area. ¹

6. Noun. Firewood. ¹

7. Noun. (golf) A type of golf club, the head of which was traditionally made of wood. ¹

8. Noun. (music) A woodwind instrument. ¹

9. Noun. (uncountable slang) An erection. ¹

10. Adjective. Made of '''wood'''. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) To cover or plant with trees. ¹

12. Verb. To take or get a supply of wood. ¹

13. Adjective. (obsolete) Mad, insane, crazed. ¹

14. Noun. (US sometimes offensive especially prison slang of a person) A peckerwood. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wood

1. to furnish with wood (the hard, fibrous substance beneath the bark of a tree or shrub) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Wood

1. Mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic. Alternative forms: wode] "Our hoste gan to swear as [if] he were wood." (Chaucer) Origin: OE. Wod, AS. Wd; akin to OHG. Wuot, Icel. R, Goth. Wds, D. Woede madness, G. Wuth, wut, also to AS. W song, Icel. R, L. Vates a seer, a poet. Cf. Wednesday. To grow mad; to act like a madman; to mad. To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for; as, to wood a steamboat or a locomotive. Origin: Wooded; Wooding. To take or get a supply of wood. 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently used in the plural. "Light thickens, and the crow Makes wing to the rooky wood." (Shak) 2. 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. "To worship their own work in wood and stone for gods." 3. 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. Wood consists chiefly of the carbohydrates cellulose and lignin, which are isomeric with starch. 4. Trees cut or sawed for the fire or other uses. Wood acid, Wood vinegar Any one of several species of handsomely coloured South American humming birds belonging to the genus Thalurania. The males are bright blue, or green and blue. Wood offering, wood burnt on the altar. "We cast the lots . . . For the wood offering." (Neh. X. 34) Wood oil The wood warbler. The willow warbler. Origin: 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wood

wonts
woo
woo-woo
woo back
woo hoo
woo woo
woo woos
wooable
woobie
woobiefied
woobiefies
woobiefying
woobies
woobut
woobuts
wood (current term)
wood's metal
wood-alcohol
wood-bound
wood-chip
wood-copper
wood-creeper
wood-elf
wood-fern
wood-frog
wood-layer
wood-note
wood-oil
wood-pulp
wood-rat

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