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wood 1

 (wo͝od)
n.
1.
a. The secondary xylem of trees and shrubs, lying beneath the bark and consisting largely of cellulose and lignin.
b. This tissue when cut and dried, used especially for building material and fuel.
2. often woods
a. A growth of trees and other plants usually covering a smaller area than a forest.
b. A forest.
3. An object made of wood, especially:
a. Music A woodwind.
b. Sports Any of a series of golf clubs used to hit long shots, having a bulbous head made of wood, metal, or graphite, and numbered one to five in order of increasing loft.
v. wood·ed, wood·ing, woods
v.tr.
1. To fuel with wood.
2. To cover with trees; forest.
v.intr.
To gather or be supplied with wood.
adj.
1. Made or consisting of wood; wooden.
2. Used or suitable for cutting, storing, or working with wood.
3. woods Living, growing, or present in forests: woods animals; a woods path.
Idiom:
out of the woods Informal
Free of a difficult or hazardous situation; in a position of safety or security.

[Middle English wode, from Old English wudu.]

wood 2

 (wo͝od)
adj. Archaic
Mentally deranged.

[Middle English, from Old English wōd; see wet- in Indo-European roots.]

wood

(wʊd)
n
1. (Botany) the hard fibrous substance consisting of xylem tissue that occurs beneath the bark in trees, shrubs, and similar plants.
2. (Building) the trunks of trees that have been cut and prepared for use as a building material
3. (Forestry) the trunks of trees that have been cut and prepared for use as a building material
4. (Botany) a collection of trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses, etc, usually dominated by one or a few species of tree: usually smaller than a forest: an oak wood.
5. (Forestry) fuel; firewood
6. (Golf) golf
a. a long-shafted club with a broad wooden or metal head, used for driving: numbered from 1 to 7 according to size, angle of face, etc
b. (as modifier): a wood shot.
7. (Tennis) tennis squash badminton the frame of a racket: he hit a winning shot off the wood.
8. (Squash & Fives) tennis squash badminton the frame of a racket: he hit a winning shot off the wood.
9. (Badminton) tennis squash badminton the frame of a racket: he hit a winning shot off the wood.
10. (Bowls & Bowling) one of the biased wooden bowls used in the game of bowls
11. (Instruments) music short for woodwind See also woods3
(Brewing) casks, barrels, etc, made of wood
12. have the wood on have got the wood on informal Austral and NZ to have an advantage over
13. out of the wood out of the woods clear of or safe from dangers or doubts: we're not out of the wood yet.
14. see the wood for the trees (used with a negative) to obtain a general view of a situation, problem, etc, without allowing details to cloud one's analysis: he can't see the wood for the trees.
15. (Forestry) (modifier) made of, used for, employing, or handling wood: a wood fire.
16. (Forestry) (modifier) dwelling in, concerning, or situated in a wood: a wood nymph.
vb
17. (Forestry) (tr) to plant a wood upon
18. to supply or be supplied with fuel or firewood
[Old English widu, wudu; related to Old High German witu, Old Norse vithr]
ˈwoodless adj
ˈwoodlessness n

wood

(wʊd)
adj
obsolete raging or raving like a maniac
[Old English wōd; related to Old High German wuot (German Wut), Old Norse ōthr, Gothic wōths, Latin vātēs seer]

Wood

(wʊd)
n
1. (Biography) Mrs Henry, married name of Ellen Price. 1814–87, British novelist, noted esp for the melodramatic novel East Lynne (1861)
2. (Biography) Sir Henry (Joseph). 1869–1944, English conductor, who founded the Promenade Concerts in London
3. (Biography) John, known as the Elder. 1707–54, British architect and town planner, working mainly in Bath, where he designed the North and South Parades (1728) and the Circus (1754)
4. (Biography) his son, John, known as the Younger. 1727–82, British architect: designed the Royal Crescent (1767–71) and the Assembly Rooms (1769–71), Bath
5. (Biography) Ralph. 1715–72, British potter, working in Staffordshire, who made the first toby jug (1762)

wood1

(wʊd)
n.
1. the hard, fibrous substance composing most of the stem and branches of a tree or shrub, and lying beneath the bark; the xylem.
2. the trunks or main stems of trees as suitable for building and other purposes; timber or lumber.
4. Often, woods. a large and thick collection of growing trees; a grove or forest.
5. a cask or keg, as distinguished from a bottle: aged in the wood.
6. any of a set of four golf clubs, orig. with wooden heads, used for hitting long shots. Compare iron (def. 5).
adj.
7. made of wood; wooden.
8. used to store, work, or carry wood: a wood chisel.
9. dwelling or growing in woods: a wood bird.
v.t.
10. to cover or plant with trees.
v.i.
11. to take in or get supplies of wood (often fol. by up): to wood up before winter comes.
Idioms:
1. knock on wood, (used when knocking on something wooden to assure continued good luck): The car's still in good shape, knock on wood.
2. out of the woods, no longer in a dangerous, critical, or difficult situation or condition; safe.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English wudu, earlier widu, c. Old High German witu, Old Norse vithr; akin to Old Irish fid tree, Welsh gwŷdd trees]

wood2

(wʊd)

adj. Archaic.
mad; insane.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English wōd, c. Old Norse ōthr raging, Gothic wods possessed by demons]

Wood

(wʊd)

n.
Grant, 1892–1942, U.S. painter.

wood

(wo͝od)
The tough, fibrous substance lying beneath the bark of trees and shrubs, consisting of the vascular tissue known as xylem. The main components of wood are cellulose and lignin.

Wood

See also plants; trees

an intense dislike for wood.
a mania for wood.
the skill, craft, or trade of a joiner or carpenter; woodworking. — joiner, n.
the process of turning into wood or becoming woodlike.
a form of decoration, often used in furniture-making, composed of inlays of wood veneers of different colors.
mosaic work in wood, a form of marquetry, used mostly for floors and wainscoting.
xylopyrography.
the process or craft of fashioning wood on a lathe.
a branch of dendrology that studies the structure of wood.
a form of divination involving small pieces of wood.
the art or technique of producing a picture or design on a piece of wood by burning it with a heated, pointed instrument. Also called poker painting.

wood

1. 'wood'

Wood is the material which forms the trunks and branches of trees, and which is used to make things such as furniture.

He made a shelf out of a piece of wood.
The wood of the window frames was all rotten.

Be Careful!
Don't refer to a piece of wood as 'a wood'.

2. 'wooden'

You don't usually use 'wood' in front of a noun to say that something is made of wood. Use wooden.

She kept their toys in a wooden box.
They were all sitting at a long wooden table.

wood


Past participle: wooded
Gerund: wooding

Imperative
wood
wood
Present
I wood
you wood
he/she/it woods
we wood
you wood
they wood
Preterite
I wooded
you wooded
he/she/it wooded
we wooded
you wooded
they wooded
Present Continuous
I am wooding
you are wooding
he/she/it is wooding
we are wooding
you are wooding
they are wooding
Present Perfect
I have wooded
you have wooded
he/she/it has wooded
we have wooded
you have wooded
they have wooded
Past Continuous
I was wooding
you were wooding
he/she/it was wooding
we were wooding
you were wooding
they were wooding
Past Perfect
I had wooded
you had wooded
he/she/it had wooded
we had wooded
you had wooded
they had wooded
Future
I will wood
you will wood
he/she/it will wood
we will wood
you will wood
they will wood
Future Perfect
I will have wooded
you will have wooded
he/she/it will have wooded
we will have wooded
you will have wooded
they will have wooded
Future Continuous
I will be wooding
you will be wooding
he/she/it will be wooding
we will be wooding
you will be wooding
they will be wooding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wooding
you have been wooding
he/she/it has been wooding
we have been wooding
you have been wooding
they have been wooding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wooding
you will have been wooding
he/she/it will have been wooding
we will have been wooding
you will have been wooding
they will have been wooding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wooding
you had been wooding
he/she/it had been wooding
we had been wooding
you had been wooding
they had been wooding
Conditional
I would wood
you would wood
he/she/it would wood
we would wood
you would wood
they would wood
Past Conditional
I would have wooded
you would have wooded
he/she/it would have wooded
we would have wooded
you would have wooded
they would have wooded

wood

Wooden club used for longer shots.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
beam - long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
bentwood - wood that is steamed until it becomes pliable and then is shaped for use in making furniture; "bentwood chairs"
chopping block - a steady wooden block on which food can be cut or diced or wood can be split
spindle - a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc.
pine - straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus
larch - wood of a larch tree
fir - nonresinous wood of a fir tree
cedarwood, cedar - durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests
spruce - light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork
hemlock - soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock
cypress - wood of any of various cypress trees especially of the genus Cupressus
redwood - the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees
sandarac, citronwood - durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain)
kauri - white close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis
yellowwood - the yellow wood of any of various yellowwood trees
yew - wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows
lancewood - durable straight-grained wood of the lacewood tree; used for building and cabinetwork and tools
true tulipwood, whitewood, yellow poplar, tulipwood, white poplar - light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer
zebrawood - handsomely striped or mottled wood of the zebrawood tree; used especially for cabinetwork
cocoswood, cocuswood, granadilla wood - wood of the granadilla tree used for making musical instruments especially clarinets
shittimwood - wood of the shittah tree used to make the ark of the Hebrew Tabernacle
sabicu, sabicu wood - the wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany
bamboo - the hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles
tulipwood - the variegated or showily striped ornamental wood of various tulipwood trees
balsa, balsa wood - strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats
silver quandong - pale easily worked timber from the quandong tree
obeche - the wood of an African obeche tree; used especially for veneering
basswood, linden - soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork
beefwood - any of several heavy hard reddish chiefly tropical woods of the families Casuarinaceae and Proteaceae; some used for cabinetwork
briarwood, brierwood, brier-wood - wood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea; used to make tobacco pipes
beechwood, beech - wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles
chestnut - wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
oak - the hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring
birch - hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood
alder - wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc
hazel - the fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris)
olive - hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork
ash - strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
ironwood - exceptionally tough or hard wood of any of a number of ironwood trees
walnut - hard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees; used especially for furniture and paneling
hickory - valuable tough heavy hardwood from various hickory trees
pecan - wood of a pecan tree
pyinma - relatively hard durable timber from the Queen's crape myrtle; light reddish brown, smooth and lustrous
gumwood, gum - wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum
eucalyptus - wood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber
tupelo - pale soft wood of a tupelo tree especially the water gum
poon - wood of any poon tree; used for masts and spars
red lauan - hard heavy red wood of the red lauan tree; often sold as Philippine mahogany
elmwood, elm - hard tough wood of an elm tree; used for e.g. implements and furniture
2.wood - the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded areawood - the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
botany, flora, vegetation - all the plant life in a particular region or period; "Pleistocene vegetation"; "the flora of southern California"; "the botany of China"
bosk - a small wooded area
grove - a small growth of trees without underbrush
jungle - an impenetrable equatorial forest
rain forest, rainforest - a forest with heavy annual rainfall
underbrush, undergrowth, underwood - the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
old growth, virgin forest - forest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity
second growth - a second growth of trees covering an area where the original stand was destroyed by fire or cutting
3.Wood - United States film actress (1938-1981)
4.wood - English conductor (1869-1944)Wood - English conductor (1869-1944)  
5.Wood - English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887)
6.wood - United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942)Wood - United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942)
7.wood - any wind instrument other than the brass instrumentswood - any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
beating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reed - a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
finger hole - one of a series of holes in a woodwind instrument; pitch changes when a finger covers it
flute, transverse flute - a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
thumbhole - the hole in a woodwind that is closed and opened with the thumb
wind instrument, wind - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
8.wood - a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head; "metal woods are now standard"
brassie - (formerly) a golfing wood with a face more elevated that a driver but less than a spoon
number one wood, driver - a golf club (a wood) with a near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee
golf-club, golf club, club - golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
metal wood - golf wood with a metal head instead of the traditional wooden head
spoon - formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face

wood

noun
1. timber, planks, planking, lumber (U.S.) The floor is made of polished wood.
2. woods woodland, trees, forest, grove, hurst (archaic), thicket, copse, coppice After dinner they went for a walk through the wood.
3. firewood, fuel, logs, kindling We gathered wood for the fire.
out of the wood(s) safe (usually used in a negative construction) clear, secure, in the clear, out of danger, home and dry (Brit. slang), safe and sound The nation's economy is not out of the woods yet.
Related words
adjectives ligneous, sylvan, xyloid
like hylomania

Types of wood

African mahogany, afrormosia, alerce, amboyna or amboina, apple, ash, assegai or assagai, balsa, basswood, baywood, beech, beefwood, birch, black walnut, bog oak, boxwood, brazil, brasil, or brazil wood, bulletwood, butternut, cade, calamander, camwood, candlewood, cedar, cherry, chestnut, citron wood, coachwood, corkwood, crabwood, cypress, durmast or durmast oak, eaglewood, ebony, elm, fiddlewood, fir, gaboon, gopher wood, greenheart, guaiacum or guaiocum, gumtree or gumwood, hackberry, hardwood, hazel, hemlock, hickory, hornbeam, iroko, ironwood, jacaranda, jelutong, kauri, kiaat, kingwood, koa, lancewood, larch, locust, mahogany, maple, marblewood, nutwood, oak, olive, orangewood, padauk or padouk, Paraná pine, partridge-wood, pear, persimmon, pine, pitch pine, poon, poplar, pulpwood, quassia, quebracho, red cedar, red fir, red gum, red oak, ribbonwood, rosewood, sandalwood, sandarac, sappanwood, sassy, sasswood, or sassy wood, satinwood, Scots pine, shagbark or shellbark, sneezewood, softwood, spotted gum, spruce, stinkwood, sumach or sumac (U.S.), sycamore, tamarack, tamarind, teak, thorn, toon, torchwood, tulipwood, tupelo, walnut, western red cedar, white cedar, white pine, whitewood, willow, yellowwood, yew, zebrawood
Translations
حُرشحَطَبخشبخَشْبعَصا الغولف ذو رأسٍ خَشَبِيَّه
dřevoles
skovtrætrækølleved
ligno
puit
metsämetsittääpolttopuupuinenpuu
drvošuma
fagolfütõ
kayu
skógurtré, viîurtrékylfa
材木
목재
apaugęs medžiaisgenysmedgraužismedienos masėmedinės statinio dalys
koksmežs
lemn
drevo
lesgozd
skogträved
ไม้ป่าไม้
odunormantahtaahşapbaşı ağaç golf sopası
gỗrừng

wood

[wʊd]
A. N
1. (= material) → madera f
it's made of woodes de madera
dead wood (lit) → ramas fpl muertas
touch wood!¡toca madera!
see also deadwood
2. (= firewood) → leña f
3. (= forest) → bosque m woodsbosque msing
we went for a walk in the wood(s)fuimos a pasear por el bosque
to take to the woodsecharse al monte
we're not out of the wood(s) yetaún no estamos fuera de peligro
he can't see the wood for the trees (Brit) → los árboles no le dejan ver el bosque, aún no le encuentra el chiste (LAm)
4. (Golf) → palo m de madera
5. (Bowls) → bola f
6. (in brewing) beer drawn from the woodcerveza f de barril
7. (Mus) the woodslos instrumentos de viento de madera
B. CPD wood alcohol Nalcohol m metílico
wood anemone Nanémona f silvestre
wood block Nbloque m de madera; (= woodcut) → grabado m en madera; (in paving) → adoquín m de madera, tarugo m
wood carving Ntalla f de madera
wood engraving Ngrabado m en madera
wood pulp Npasta f de madera
wood shavings NPLvirutas fpl
wood spirit N = wood alcohol

wood

[ˈwʊd]
n
(= timber) → bois m
a piece of wood → un morceau de bois
to be made of wood → être en bois
It's made of wood → C'est en bois.
touch wood (British) knock on wood (US)je touche du bois
(= forest) → bois m
We went for a walk in the wood → Nous sommes allés nous promener dans le bois.
a walk in the woods → une promenade dans les bois
we're not out of the woods yet → on n'est pas encore sortis de là
modif [frame, panelling, fire, smoke, shavings] → de boiswood-burning stove [ˈwʊdbɜːrnɪŋ] npoêle m à boiswood carving nsculpture f sur bois

wood

n
(= material)Holz nt; touch wood! (esp Brit) knock on wood! (esp US) → dreimal auf Holz geklopft!
(= small forest)Wald m; woodsWald m; we’re not out of the woods yet (fig)wir sind noch nicht über den Berg or aus dem Schneider (inf); he can’t see the wood for the trees (Brit, prov) → er sieht den Wald vor (lauter) Bäumen nicht (prov)
(= cask)Holzfass nt; (Bowls) → Kugel f; (Golf) → Holz nt; whisky matured in the woodim Holzfass gereifter Whisky; that was off the wood (Tennis) → das war Holz, das war vom Rahmen
(Mus) the woods pldie Holzblasinstrumente pl, → die Holzbläser pl
adj attr (= made of wood)Holz-; wood floorHolzboden m

wood

:
wood alcohol
nHolzgeist m
wood anemone
nBuschwindröschen nt

wood

:
wood block
n (Art) → Holzschnitt m
wood carver
n(Holz)schnitzer(in) m(f)
wood carving
n(Holz)schnitzerei f
woodchip
n (Brit: = wallpaper) → Raufaser f
woodchuck
woodcock
n no plWaldschnepfe f
woodcraft
n
(= skill at living in forest)Waldläufertum nt
(= skill at woodwork)Geschick ntim Arbeiten mit Holz;
woodcut
nHolzschnitt m
woodcutter
n
Holzfäller(in) m(f); (of logs)Holzhacker(in) m(f)
(Art) → Holzschnitzer(in) m(f);
woodcutting
n
Holzfällen nt; (of logs)Holzhacken nt
(Art) → Holzschnitzen nt; (= item)Holzplastik f, → Holzschnitzerei f

wood

:
woodfree
adj paperholzfrei
woodland
nWaldland nt, → Waldung f
woodlark
nHeidelerche f
woodlouse
nBohrassel f
woodman
wood nymph
nWaldnymphe f
woodpecker
nSpecht m
wood pigeon
nRingeltaube f
woodpile
nHolzhaufen m
wood pulp
nHolzschliff m
woodshed
nHolzschuppen m

wood

:
wood-turning
nDrechslerei f
wood wasp
nHolzwespe f
woodwind
nHolzblasinstrument nt; the wood(s), the wood sectiondie Holzbläser pl
wood wool
nHolzwolle f
woodwork
n
Holzarbeit f; (= craft)Tischlerei f; the boys do wood on Tuesday afternoonsdienstags nachmittags beschäftigen sich die Jungen mit Tischlern
(= wooden parts)Holzteile pl; to hit the wood (Ftbl inf) → den Pfosten/die Latte treffen; to come out of the wood (fig)aus dem Unterholz or der Versenkung hervorkommen
woodworking
adjHolz bearbeitend, Holzbearbeitungs-
woodworm
nHolzwurm m; it’s got woodda ist der Holzwurm drin

wood

[wʊd]
1. n
a. (material) → legno; (timber) → legname m
touch wood! (Am) knock on wood! → tocca ferro!
aged in the wood → invecchiato/a in botti di legno
b. (forest) → bosco woods nplboschi mpl
we're not out of the wood yet (fig) → non ne siamo ancora usciti completamente
he can't see the wood for the trees (fig) → si perde nei dettagli
c. (Golf) → mazza di legno (Bowls) → boccia
2. adj
a. (made of wood) → di legno
b. (living in a wood) → di bosco, silvestre

wood

(wud) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) the material of which the trunk and branches of trees are composed. My desk is (made of) wood; She gathered some wood for the fire; I like the smell of a wood fire.
2. (often in plural) a group of growing trees. They went for a walk in the woods.
3. a golf-club whose head is made of wood.
ˈwooded adjective
(of land) covered with trees. a wooded hillside.
ˈwooden adjective
made of wood. three wooden chairs.
ˈwoody adjective
1. covered with trees. woody countryside.
2. (of a smell etc) of or like wood.
ˈwood carving noun
the art of carving wood.
ˈwoodcut noun
a print made by pressing a block of wood with design cut on it onto paper.
ˈwoodcutter noun
a person whose job is felling trees.
ˈwoodland noun
land covered with woods. a stretch of woodland.
ˈwoodlouseplural ˈwoodlice noun
a tiny creature with a jointed shell, found under stones etc.
ˈwoodpecker noun
a type of bird which pecks holes in the bark of trees, searching for insects.
ˈwood pulp noun
pulp from wood that can be used for making paper.
ˈwoodwind (-wind) noun
(in an orchestra, the group of people who play) wind instruments made of wood.
ˈwoodwork noun
1. the art of making things from wood; carpentry. He did woodwork at school.
2. the wooden part of any structure. The woodwork in the house is rotting.
ˈwoodwormplurals ˈwoodworm, ~woodworms noun
the larva of a certain type of beetle, which bores into wood and destroys it.
out of the wood(s)
out of danger.

wood

خَشْب, غَابَة dřevo, les skov, træ Holz, Wald δάσος, ξύλο bosque, madera metsä, puutavara bois drvo, šuma bosco, legno 材木, 森 목재, 숲 bos, hout skog, tre drewno floresta, madeira дерево, лес skog, trä ไม้, ป่าไม้ ahşap, orman gỗ, rừng 小树林, 木材

wood

n. madera.
References in classic literature ?
Meg arranged the tea table, Jo brought wood and set chairs, dropping, over-turning, and clattering everything she touched.
There was a stove in the room and every evening young John Hardy carried up an armful of wood and put it in a box that stood by the wall.
They were big and warm and full of light, like the sun shining on brown pools in the wood.
She vacantly hummed a fantastic tune as she poked at the wood embers on the hearth and munched a cracker.
The colors are intended to imitate the hues of the wood, with a view to concealment.
Tell him," commanded Thorndike, "I want a wood road, suitable to a farm; and to let the trees grow where God planted them.
The heated shells of these green unseasoned tenements gave out a pungent odor of scorching wood and resin.
Carved globes of wood were affixed under the jutting stories.
The hovel of a cutter of wood into lengths for burning, was the only house at that end; all else was wall.
A king was once hunting in a great wood, and he hunted the game so eagerly that none of his courtiers could follow him.
WHEN she reached the top of the hill, she saw a wood in the distance.
The duchess came out splendidly attired, and Don Quixote, in pure courtesy and politeness, held the rein of her palfrey, though the duke wanted not to allow him; and at last they reached a wood that lay between two high mountains, where, after occupying various posts, ambushes, and paths, and distributing the party in different positions, the hunt began with great noise, shouting, and hallooing, so that, between the baying of the hounds and the blowing of the horns, they could not hear one another.