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English words containing woods:

Meanings of Babe-in-the-woods:

phrase

An innocent or naive person, especially one in a difficult or dangerous environment.

Usage examples:

She was no babe in the woods and knew exactly what she was doing

Meanings of Backwoods:

plural noun

Remote uncleared forest land.

Usage examples:

Backwoods homesteads

Meanings of Backwoodsman:

noun

An inhabitant of backwoods, especially one regarded as uncouth or backward.

Usage examples:

The men were dressed like typical backwoodsmen, in buckskins, hunting shirts, and moccasins

Meanings of Backwoodsmen:

noun

An inhabitant of backwoods, especially one regarded as uncouth or backward.

Usage examples:

The men were dressed like typical backwoodsmen, in buckskins, hunting shirts, and moccasins

Meanings of Basswoods:

noun

A north american lime tree with large leaves, commonly planted along streets in the us.

Usage examples:

Except for a few looming hemlocks, the forest is mostly hardwoods, and the light streams through th…

Meanings of Bearwoods:

noun

The cascara buckthorn, frangula purshiana.

Meanings of Beefwoods:

noun

A tropical hardwood tree with close-grained red timber.

Usage examples:

White beefwood grows in the drier more exposed areas and is often found in regrowth.

Meanings of Bentwoods:

noun

Wood that is artificially shaped for use in making furniture.

Usage examples:

Bentwood chairs

Meanings of Cordwoods:

noun

Wood that has been cut into uniform lengths, used especially as firewood or for building.

Usage examples:

The bodie railway, built in the early 1880s, was an isolated line that ran south from bodie over 30…

Corkwoods

ˈkɔːkwʊd

Meanings of Corkwoods:

noun

A shrub or tree which yields light porous timber.

Usage examples:

The real problems are the corkwoods and the ironwoods.

Cottonwoods

ˈkɒt.ən.wʊd

Meanings of Cottonwoods:

noun

A north american poplar with seeds covered in white cottony hairs.

Usage examples:

Select light and airy woods like white cedar, white pine, cottonwood, poplar, spruce or larch (tama…

Dogwoods

ˈdɒɡ.wʊd

Meanings of Dogwoods:

noun

A shrub or small tree of north temperate regions, which yields hard timber and is grown for its decorative foliage, red stems, or colourful berries.

Usage examples:

If you are growing your willows and dogwoods for their colourful winter stems, cut them hard back n…

Dyewoods

ˈdaɪ.wʊd

Meanings of Dyewoods:

noun

A type of wood from which dye (= colour) for cloth, etc. can be obtained

Usage examples:

They filled the ship with fine-grained timber and dyewood., old fustic is a dyewood from india and …

Meanings of Firewoods:

noun

Wood that is burnt as fuel.

Usage examples:

Seconds later, i heard a dull clunk as he placed the firewood on the floor.

Greenwoods

ˈɡriːnwʊd

Meanings of Greenwoods:

noun

A wood or forest in leaf (regarded as the typical scene of medieval outlaw life).

Usage examples:

The old greenwood adventurers

Hardwoods

ˈhɑːd.wʊd

Meanings of Hardwoods:

noun

The wood from a broadleaved tree (such as oak, ash, or beech) as distinguished from that of conifers.

Usage examples:

All hardwood should be treated with stain preservative

Meanings of Ironwoods:

noun

Any of a number of trees that produce very hard timber.

Usage examples:

Sugar maples commonly share the forest with ironwood, beech, basswood, white ash, black cherry, yel…

Meanings of Kingwoods:

noun

Fine-grained hardwood of south american origin, having a purplish colour with black or yellow streaks, and used mainly for veneers.

Meanings of Lacewoods:

noun

The timber of the plane tree.

Usage examples:

The distinguishing feature of lacewood is the prominent ray flecks.

Meanings of Latewoods:

noun

The portion of the annual growth of a tree which is formed later in the growing season and is typically denser and harder than the rest of the wood.

Meanings of Logwoods:

noun

A spiny caribbean tree of the pea family, the dark heartwood of which yields haematoxylin and other dyes.

Usage examples:

The early settlers were attracted by the logwood, from which was extracted dyes used by the lancash…

Meanings of Milkwoods:

noun

Any of various trees having a milky sap; especially (a) jamaican the tree pseudolmedia spuria (family moraceae); (b) south african any of several trees of the family sapotaceae, especially (more fully "white milkwood"), sideroxylon inerme, a low-growing tree bearing creamy flowers and round, purple-black fruit, and (more fully "red milkwood") any of several shrubs and trees of the genus mimusops, especially m. obovata, m. caffra, and m. zeyheri; compare melkhout ; (c) australian any of several trees of the family apocynaceae, especially alstonia scholaris.

Meanings of Neck of the woods:

phrase

A particular area.

Usage examples:

Fancy seeing her in this neck of the woods!
idiom

Infmlthe area someone comes from, or the area where you are

Usage examples:

I’m surprised to see you in this neck of the woods.

Meanings of Out of the woods:

phrase

Out of danger or difficulty.

Usage examples:

We are not out of the woods but we have been thrown a lifeline
idiom

Not having a problem or difficulty any longer

Usage examples:

It's too soon to say if either airline is out of the woods yet.

Pinewoods

ˈpʌɪnwʊd

Meanings of Pinewoods:

noun

The timber from pine trees.

Usage examples:

Pinewood furniture

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