Definition of Touchwoods

1. touchwood [n] - See also: touchwood



Lexicographical Neighbors of Touchwoods

touchpanel
touchpanels
touchpaper
touchpoint
touchpoints
touchscreen
touchscreens
touchstone
touchstones
toucht
touchtone
touchtones
touchup
touchups
touchwood
touchwoods (current term)
touchy
touchy-feeliness
touchy-feely
tough
tough-head
tough-minded
tough-pitch
tough-skinned
tough call
tough case
tough cookie
tough cookies
tough crowd
tough guy

Literary usage of Touchwoods

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"... and the Lady touchwoods, in their own sphere, do not offend my moral sense; in fact, they do not appeal to it at all. They seem engaged in their proper ..."

2. An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction by William Adolphus Wheeler (1872)
"... the Lady touchwoods, in their own sphere, do not offend my moral sense; in fact, they do not appeal to it at all. Charles Lamb. ..."

3. The Works of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb (1852)
"... and the Lady touchwoods, in their own sphere, do not offend my moral sense ; in fact they do not appeal to it at all. They seem engaged in their proper ..."

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