Associations to the word «Woods»


WOOD, noun. (uncountable) 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.
WOOD, noun. (countable) The wood of a particular species of tree.
WOOD, noun. (countable) A forested or wooded area.
WOOD, noun. Firewood.
WOOD, noun. (countable) (golf) A type of golf club, the head of which was traditionally made of wood.
WOOD, noun. (music) A woodwind instrument.
WOOD, noun. (uncountable) (slang) An erection.
WOOD, noun. (chess) (uncountable) (slang) Chess pieces.
WOOD, verb. (transitive) To cover or plant with trees.
WOOD, verb. (transitive) To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for.
WOOD, verb. To take or get a supply of wood.
WOOD, adjective. (obsolete) Mad, insane, crazed.
WOOD, noun. (US) (sometimes offensive) (chiefly prison slang) (of a person) A peckerwood.
WOOD, proper noun. An English topographic surname for someone who lived in or near a wood.
WOOD, proper noun. An English occupational surname for a woodsman.
WOOD ALCOHOL, noun. (organic compound) The compound methyl alcohol or methanol.
WOOD ANEMONE, noun. Either of two plant species of the family Ranunculaceae, Anemone nemorosa and Anemone quinquefolia.
WOOD ANEMONE, noun. The snowdrop windflower (Anemone sylvestris).
WOOD ANEMONES, noun. Plural of wood anemone
WOOD ANNIVERSARIES, noun. Plural of wood anniversary
WOOD ANNIVERSARY, noun. (informal) The fifth anniversary of something, especially a wedding.
WOOD ANT, noun. Any of the mound-building ants of the Formica rufa subgeneric group.
WOOD APPLE, noun. Bael (Aegle marmelos), a tree native to India.
WOOD APPLE, noun. Limonia acidissima, a tree of Southeast Asia.
WOOD BLOCK, noun. A woodcut
WOOD BLOCK, noun. (musical instrument) a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow block of wood struck with a drumstick
WOOD BLOCKS, noun. Plural of wood block
WOOD CARPET, noun. A floor covering made of thin pieces of wood secured to a flexible backing, such as cloth.
WOOD CARVING, noun. (uncountable) The art of carving wood to make decorative objects.
WOOD CARVING, noun. (countable) A carved wooden object.
WOOD CHIP, noun. Alternative spelling of woodchip
WOOD CHIPS, noun. Plural of wood chip
WOOD CUDWEED, noun. A weedy plant, Gnaphalium sylvaticum, found in the north temperate zone.
WOOD DRAKE, noun. A male wood duck
WOOD DUCK, noun. A colorful North American duck, Aix sponsa, that nests in hollow trees.
WOOD DUCKS, noun. Plural of wood duck
WOOD EAR, noun. An edible fungus in the genus Auricularia, having a shape resembling an ear's and which grow on wood.
WOOD FERN, noun. Many species of ferns in genus Dryopteris.
WOOD FERNS, noun. Plural of wood fern
WOOD FLOUR, noun. Finely pulverized wood with a sand-like consistency.
WOOD GARLIC, noun. Ramsons
WOOD GARLICS, noun. Plural of wood garlic
WOOD GROUSE, noun. The capercaillie, Tetrao urogallus.
WOOD GROUSES, noun. Plural of wood grouse
WOOD GUM, noun. Xylan
WOOD HORSETAIL, noun. A plant in the taxonomic genus Equisetum (horsetails); Equisetum sylvaticum.
WOOD HORSETAILS, noun. Plural of wood horsetail
WOOD LEMMING, noun. A species of lemming, Myopus schisticolor.
WOOD LEMMINGS, noun. Plural of wood lemming
WOOD LOT, noun. (US) An area of land used for the growing of timber.
WOOD LOTS, noun. Plural of wood lot
WOOD MICE, noun. Plural of wood mouse
WOOD MOUSE, noun. A European rodent, Apodemus sylvaticus, that tends to live in hedgerows.
WOOD NETTLE, noun. Laportea canadensis, an annual or perennial herbaceous plant of the nettle family Urticaceae, native to eastern and central North America.
WOOD NETTLES, noun. Plural of wood nettle
WOOD OIL, noun. (dated) An oil made from the gurjan tree.
WOOD OIL, noun. (literally) Any sort of oil made from wood.
WOOD OPAL, noun. A striped variety of coarse opal, having some resemblance to wood.
WOOD PARENCHYMA, noun. (botany) the vertical and usually axially arranged parenchyma of the xylem that is believed to function chiefly in carbohydrate storage
WOOD PEWEE, noun. A bird (Contopus virens) similar to the pewee, but smaller.
WOOD PEWEES, noun. Plural of wood pewee
WOOD PIGEON, noun. An Old World species of pigeon, Columba palumbus.
WOOD PIGEON, noun. Any of several related species of pigeon in the genus Columba.
WOOD PIGEON, noun. A very large (up to 650 grams) species of pigeon native to New Zealand, Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae.
WOOD PIGEONS, noun. Plural of wood pigeon
WOOD PROCESSING, noun. An engineering discipline comprising the production of forest products, such as pulp and paper, construction materials, and tall oil.
WOOD PULP, noun. Pulp made from wood (most often softwood, but sometimes hardwood) that is used to make paper
WOOD PUSSIES, noun. Plural of wood pussy
WOOD PUSSY, noun. A skunk.
WOOD RAIL, noun. Birds of the genus Aramides and Canirallus, that inhabit mangroves, swamps and lowland forest in Central and South America.
WOOD RAILS, noun. Plural of wood rail
WOOD SANDPIPER, noun. A Eurasian species of small wader birds, Tringa glareola, that is the smallest of the shanks.
WOOD SANDPIPERS, noun. Plural of wood sandpiper
WOOD SCREW, noun. A screw designed for a wood or a similar material, with a point, a relatively coarse thread, a thick shank, and, usually, an unthreaded portion of the shank at the head end.
WOOD SHAMPOO, noun. (slang) A beating around the head with a baton.
WOOD SHOP, noun. (US) (Canada) A shop that deals in woodworking or carpentry
WOOD SHOP, noun. (US) (Canada) A school class dealing with woodworking or carpentry
WOOD SORREL, noun. A white-flowered woodland plant, Oxalis acetosella.
WOOD SORREL, noun. Any of several other species of the genus Oxalis.
WOOD SORRELS, noun. Plural of wood sorrel
WOOD SPIRIT, noun. (countable) A dryad or other spiritual being associated with forests, woods, or trees.
WOOD SPIRIT, noun. (uncountable) (often the wood spirit) Methanol, a type of alcohol.
WOOD SPIRITS, noun. Plural of wood spirit.
WOOD SPIRITS, noun. (plurale tantum) Methanol, a type of alcohol.
WOOD STRAWBERRIES, noun. Plural of wood strawberry
WOOD STRAWBERRY, noun. The European wild strawberry, Fragaria vesca
WOOD TIN, noun. Cassiterite
WOOD TURTLE, noun. A turtle of the species Glyptemys insculpta, a rather large turtle usually found in wooded areas near water.
WOOD VENEER, noun. Woodworking: thin slices of wood, usually thinner than 3 mm, that typically are glued onto core panels, to produce flat panels.
WOOD WASP, noun. Alternative spelling of woodwasp
WOOD WASPS, noun. Plural of wood wasp
WOOD WHITE, noun. A small, white butterfly, Leptidea sinapis, of the family Pieridae.
WOOD WHITES, noun. Plural of wood white

Dictionary definition

WOOD, noun. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees.
WOOD, noun. The trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area.
WOOD, noun. United States film actress (1938-1981).
WOOD, noun. English conductor (1869-1944).
WOOD, noun. English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887).
WOOD, noun. United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942).
WOOD, noun. Any wind instrument other than the brass instruments.
WOOD, noun. A golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head; "metal woods are now standard".

Wise words

A kind word warms a man throughout three winters.
Turkish Proverb