Definition of Twist wood
1. Noun. Vigorous deciduous European treelike shrub common along waysides; red berries turn black.
Group relationships: Genus Viburnum, Viburnum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
Lexicographical Neighbors of Twist Wood
Literary usage of Twist wood
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications of the Alabama Historical Society by Alabama Historical Society (1901)
"... the line continued more or less northerly along the water shed between McVay's Creek and the waters of twist wood, ... twist wood (Iti Shana) and ..."
2. Modern British Domestic Architecture and Decoration by Charles Holme (1901)
"For instance, to twist wood into interlacing and knotted forms that resemble ribbons, as Chippendale did in some of his early work, is precisely one of ..."
3. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"Twist-wood. Viburnum Lantana, L.—Hants. Used by plough-, boys to twist into handles for their whips, which are called ' twists. ..."
4. A New Graded Spelling-book: A Complete Course in Spelling for Schools and by Joseph A. Graves (1890)
"... circle. wring, to twist. wood, timber. would, past tense of will.t,> XLVI. Do not waste your time iji school. It is not right to write carelessly. ..."
5. British Farmer's Magazine (1856)
"... aud that from Bombay entirely ; but the mills at this place are consuming about one million pounds per month, tht larger portion tor export twist. WOOD. ..."