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 Meanings and Examples of WOOD
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wood
 n.  a hard substance that forms the branches and trunks of trees and can be used as a building material
 n.  an area of land covered with a thick growth of trees
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  There was still a glowing pile of wood ashes there, but it had evidently not been tended since his departure.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
2  Seizing a half-consumed piece of wood from the smouldering fire, he blew it into a flame, and proceeded with its help to examine the little camp.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
3  "Touch wood," she added, tapping the table.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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4  "Touch wood; touch earth; Antaeus," he muttered, bringing the scattered bits together.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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5  Pale husks had stuck in their hair, and it was easy to run a splinter of wood into the fingers.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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6  Countless beetles and insects of various sorts burrowed in the dry wood.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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7  It was an opening in a dark wood, where some felled trees lay, and where she would sit watching the fallen leaves of last year, as she had watched the falling ashes at home.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
8  As she sat looking straight before her, across the changing lights upon the grass into the darkness of the wood beyond, he saw in her face her application of his very distinctly uttered words.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
9  The wood floated before her, for her eyes were suffused with tears.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
10  She thought of the wood, and stole towards it, heedless of long grass and briers: of worms, snails, and slugs, and all the creeping things that be.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
11  Mrs. Sparsit saw her out of the wood, and saw her enter the house.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
12  The wood is quite fresh where it gave way.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
13  The remains of this extensive wood are still to be seen at the noble seats of Wentworth, of Warncliffe Park, and around Rotherham.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
14  Having shut the door of his cell, he placed the torch in a candlestick made of wood, and looked around his sleeping apartment, the furniture of which was of the most simple kind.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
15  He chose a new and a tough spear, lest the wood of the former might have been strained in the previous encounters he had sustained.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence: (99 in 7 pages)
16  He was chopping wood in the yard.
17  Don't halloo till you are out of the wood.
18  In the spring, cut out the old wood and shorten the young stems.
19  The management decided to economise by cutting the dead wood from the workforce, thus reducing the wages bill.
20  The management decided to economize by cutting the dead wood from the workforce,thus reducing the wages bill.
21  She carves in both stone and wood.
22  He gathered some wood to build a fire.
23  You can stain the wood with this special liquid to give it a pleasing color.
24  The wood is a brown color a little deeper than milk chocolate, smooth with rounded edges for aerodynamics.
25  The wood has rotted away completely.
26  Some of the wood was completely rotten.
27  The pub had dark wood panelling.
28  I shut the shed door and wedged it with a log of wood.
29  We finally opted for the wood finish.
30  The wood was so rotten you could put your finger through it.